On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Om Arvind and Gabe Lezra discuss:
- The tactics of the all-time great Spain-Portugal game
- Penalties are hard, actually
- Iran’s own goal loss to Morocco, France’s win over Australia, & Costa Rica vs. Serbia
- The tactics behind Mexico’s upset over Germany & Kroos’ difficulties
- The one-dimensionality of Brazil’s attack vs. Switzerland
- Why the early upsets are a victory for tactics
- Croatia vs. Nigeria & Modric & Kovacic’s tactical place in their international side
- Fox Sports’ commentators being awful
- Peru’s heartbreaking loss vs. Denmark
- The rampant homophobia problem & FIFA’s moral negligence
- Can Lopetegui get the best out of Isco at Madrid?
- Who will be the best player in the World Cup?
- Can Isco be the third best player in the world under Lopetegui?
- What do Real Madrid need to rectify to compete in La Liga next season?
- Alisson over Navas?
- The Rodrygo signing & Los Blancos’ new transfer strategy
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Hosts this week:
Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)
Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah)