On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Gabe Lezra discuss:
- Tactical issues against Bayern
- The legacy of this current Real Madrid side, and what its achieved at the European level in the past five-to-eight years
- El Clasico importance, mindset going in, and assessing what is at stake despite La Liga already being decided
- The importance of Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, and Keylor Navas
- Things that absolutely need to be rectified heading into the final
- How to beat Liverpool’s press
- Ulreich’s mental health
- The Mateo Kovacic experience against Bayern
- The issues of Real Madrid’s midfield in the second leg
- Marco Asensio’s underwhelming defensive decisions throughout the match
- Karim Benzemaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
- Narratives against Real Madrid, filled with so much salt you could float
- James over two legs: His performance, and ability to not burn any bridges given where his heart is
- Quickly glossing over referee conspiracies
- Lucas Vazquez’s performance at right-back
- All of Luka Modric’s patch work. Bless his soul
- Real Madrid’s finances
- Which players do we classify as Real Madrid ‘legends’?
- And a ton, ton more.
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Hosts this week:
Gabe Lezra (@GabeLezra)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)