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Managing Madrid Podcast: Espanyol Post-game

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down the win against Espanyol, plus answer questions about Marcelo, Isco, and lineup selections

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RCD Espanyol v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

This week’s episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Managing Madrid Swag.

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:

- How real / sustainable is this Real Madrid resurgence?

- Karim Benzema masterclass

- Real Madrid’s continued intensity

- Explaining the rollercoaster of this match

- Sergio Reguilon’s performance

- Progression under Solari --> giving him credit for what he’s accomplished in these past few games

- Raphael Varane’s red card -- assessing the call, and the dominoes that ensued

- Solari’s ‘Marcelo for Modric’ sub

- What happens when Benzema doesn’t score, then?

- Diversified attacking

- Modric playing in an advance role

- Real Madrid’s defense to end the game

- Marcelo benched

- Going over the Isco situation again

- Debate: Marcelo, Theo, Reguilon, Achraf

- Kevin De Bruyne (theoretical) fit

- And more.

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWitltse4)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)

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