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Managing Madrid Podcast: El Clasico Post-game

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Kiyan and Diego break down a heat clasico

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Two parts to tonight’s Managing Madrid Podcast.

Part One

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn discuss:

  • Referees (just wanted to get this out of the way quickly)
  • Gareth Bale’s defensive effort
  • Real Madrid’s high-line exploited
  • The dominoes of the Sergi Roberto red card, and Coutinho leaving the pitch at half-time
  • Back-and-forth momentum shifts between the two teams
  • Andres Iniesta send-off
  • Historical clasico heat
  • Ivan Rakitic’s performance
  • Diego’s concern about Dembele next season
  • Ernesto Valverde evaluation
  • Sergio Ramos’s post-game quotes
  • VAR concerns for next season

Part Two

Kiyan Sobhani answers Patron questions:

  • Casemiro putting in one of his best performances of the season
  • The top-five managers in world football
  • Gareth Bale’s role in the team for the rest of the season
  • Real Madrid’s style of play
  • Marco Asensio’s no-looker, and gradual growth into the game
  • And a ton more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Diego Lorijn (@ThisisDspot)