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Managing Madrid Podcast: Paco Jémez’s Impractical Tactics, Modric’s Brilliance, Bad Hairstyles, And More (Ángel Martínez)

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Om Arvind and Gabe Lezra discuss:

  • Paco Jémez’s impractical tactics
  • Real Madrid’s man marking of Las Palmas’ deep midfielders
  • Jesús Vallejo’s and Raphael Varane’s assured performances
  • Las Palmas’ poor shot quality
  • Modric’s excellent passing and man of the match performance
  • Bale and Benzema’s impressive performances
  • Benzema’s poor finishing
  • The progression of statistics in football and sports in general
  • Player hairstyles
  • Could Ronaldo become a great coach?
  • What is expected goals (xG) again?
  • Why wasn’t Ceballos in the squad?
  • Will/should Lucas Vázquez make the Spain squad for the World Cup?
  • Should Real throw their match vs. Atlético so Atléti have a better chance to win the league instead of Barca?
  • Clarification on the formation vs. Las Palmas

Later, they are joined by Teddy Maglio to discuss:

  • Liverpool vs. Manchester City
  • Salah’s meteoric rise.

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)

Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah)

Today’s Guest:

Teddy Maglio (@archduke_franz)

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