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Emergency Managing Madrid Podcast: Lopetegui Out, Solari In

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Kiyan Sobhani and Sam Sharpe break down Lopetegui’s sacking, and analyze what Solari brings to the table as an interim

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Sam Sharpe discuss:

  • The facts: A quick rundown of everything that happened today and who takes what role
  • The club’s statement about Lopetegui
  • Assessing Solari’s first two seasons with Castilla
  • Why his third season has been better
  • Reinventing Sergio Diaz, Luismi Quezada, Cristo, and others
  • The one constant under Solari’s regime: Good defending
  • The Vinicius effect
  • Discussing some other names, namely Guti
  • Quick thoughts on Raul and Xabi
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats on Twitter)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo on Twitter)