Gabe Lezra, Om Arvind and Kiyan Sobhani break down Real Madrid’s huge win against Atletico Madrid in the derbi on Saturday. No flying stuffed rats or cortes de manga here--but there is a ton of tactical analysis, individual player performance discussion and questions to be answered...which is why we gave you all a big 85 minutes show!
- Kiyan’s favorite performance of the Solari era
- Om’s tactical rundown
- What happened in the first half, and what the goals changed
- The extent to which VAR swung this match (spoiler alert: not very much)
- Wasn’t that a foul on Vinicius?
- Tossing rats
- Reversion to the mean incoming? Or is this the new normal?
- What considerations would go into deciding to renew Solari’s contract?
- Sergio Ramos the scoring machine
- Morata: unlucky but not a bad move for them
- Reguilón with the statement match
- Casemiro like Carvajal in that he needs competition
- What happened at halftime? What changed tactically, and what those changes meant.
- xG questions and what the advanced stats can tell us
- and more!
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Hosts this week:
Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)