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Managing Madrid Podcast: Breaking Down Real Madrid’s Breakdown

Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind analyze the CSKA loss, and overarching team issues

Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

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

- Om’s broken finger

- A fun lineup against CSKA, a decent start, and a first-half display that was probably exaggerated

- Defensive issues on all three goals conceded

- Did Roma make Real look better than they actually are?

- Performances of Vinicius Jr, Asensio, Isco, and Fede Valverde

- Round-of-16 opponents

- Squad vs systemic issues

- Blue / red phobia

- Asensio’s best position

- Bale’s expected output

- Leonardo Jardim, Poch, Solari

- Courtois slander from Chelsea fans

- And more

Thanks for being a Patron! We hope you enjoy the therapy session.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)