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Managing Madrid Podcast: Tactical Breakdown Of Leganes Match, Vinicius Jr, Ronaldo’s No-show

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Kiyan and Om record a jam-packed podcast and take questions from fans.

Real Madrid CF v CD Leganes - La Liga Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

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

  • Another positive performance!
  • Lopetegui’s desire to control games, and the absurd amount of possession
  • The change of style, and the emphasis on efficiency
  • Things Real Madrid do need to improve on
  • What is the most efficient front six?
  • Where does Marcos Llorente fit?
  • Luka Modric’s freedome
  • Bale and Benzema shot volume
  • Marcelo’s freak passing and shaky defensive start
  • Vinicius getting bit, plus Kiyan’s conversation with Solari
  • Karim Benzema’s link-up play, and the difference between this season and last season
  • Dani Carvajal baby steps
  • Mariano and the #7
  • Sergio Ramos’s positioning under Loeptegui
  • The Cristiano no-show controversy
  • Saying goodbye to Fabio Coentrao
  • And more!

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Hosts this week:

Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)