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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Madrid’s Big Win At Mestalla, Tactical Tidbits, And More

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Kiyan and Om dissect the win against Valencia, and answer questions from fans

Valencia v Real Madrid - La Liga Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images,

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss:

  • Where this win ranks among other performances this season
  • Real Madrid’s wonky and fluctuating xG
  • Real Madrid’s press, and how they dealt with Valencia’s
  • Casemiro being Casemiro
  • Zidane’s subs
  • Roles of the midfield trio
  • Goncalo Guedes / Carlos Soler swap
  • The Isco question, and debunking narratives against him
  • Crossing stats, and the correlation with playing well offensively
  • Diego Llorente
  • Jesus Vallejo as a theoretical DM
  • Om’s video about the Karim Benzema - Cristiano Ronaldo partnership
  • State of refereeing in La Liga
  • And a ton more!

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)