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Managing Madrid Podcast: James and Isco Together

Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind break down the 3 - 1 win over Barcelona in 2014, and take questions about the current state of affairs

Francisco Alarcon ‘Isco’ (L) and James Rodriguez (R) of Real... Photo by Legan P. Mace/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

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

- Real Madrid’s 3 - 1 win over Barcelona in the 2014 - 2015 season

- How the 4-4-2 functioned that day

- Neymar’s opening goal

- How Carlo Ancelotti had the team positioned in attack and defence, and his half-time adjustments

- The margin of error: Messi’s crazy miss changed the outcome of the game completely

- Carlo’s subs

- Carvajal and Marcelo at the top of their game

- Fede Valverde’s sudden emergence after a disappointing loan spell at Deportivo la Coruña

- Individual mistakes, this season and in years’ past

- Luka Jovic’s playing time, and Karim Benzema’s minutes

- How much should we push for Paul Pogba?

- And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)

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