clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

MM Podcast: Dani Ceballos off to a good start; but how can Real Madrid improve defensively?

Gabe and Kiyan dissect the win over Alaves and look ahead to Dortmund

Deportivo Alaves v Real Madrid - La Liga Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Gabe Lezra and Kiyan Sobhani discuss:

  • The win over Alaves at Mendizzoroza: Ceballos's great start, Llorente's ovation, defensive miscues, lack of incisiveness in the final third, and much more
  • How to set up against a blizing Borussa Dortmund side
  • Dani Ceballos's celebration
  • Achraf Hakimi's role in the squad
  • League title chances
  • How to zip up the defense without sacrifing offense
  • Looking back on losing Morata, James, and Pepe
  • And more!

Did you enjoy this podcast? Please take a moment to rate us on iTunes and subscribe. Also, if you really liked it, please consider becoming a Patron:

Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you.

The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going.


Gabe Lezra (@GabeLezra)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Managing Madrid Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Real Madrid news from Managing Madrid