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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: Madrid Derby; Barca Wounded

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn talk about Barcelona’s performance at San Mames, the Madrid Derby, a fun weekend of La Liga, and look ahead to the Champions League

Club Atletico de Madrid v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

On this episode of the Churros y Tácticas Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn discuss:

- The difficult of playing in San Mames

- Does Diego feel vindicated, or just angry?

- .... Followed by a rant

- Diego not being surprised with the Derby result

- Why we should and shouldn’t be worried about Barca

- How much does fatigue factor in at this stage of the season?

- Ernesto Valverde’s lineup selections

- All kinds of praise for Asier Garitano, Iñaki Willians, Yeray Alvarez, Iñigo Martinez, Iker Muniain, Susaeta

- The upcoming schedule

- Real Madrid’s mental fortitude in the derby, and the form of the team and individual players

- What do Atletico Madrid need to do to turn their season around?

- Antoine Griezmann being alone offensively

- Are either Barca or Madrid good enough to face the likes of Manchester City, Liverpool, Dortmund, or Juve?

- Rayo Vallecano running out of steam late in games

- The ridiculous Eibar collapse at Sanchez PIzjuan

- The Europa League race

- Diego answering for his post-game comments (after Clasico) about Arthur

- And more

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Co-host of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, along with D Spot’s Diego Lorijn, delve into La Liga’s hottest topics -- along with the help of various Spanish football journalists from SB Nation, Marca, AS, and BeIn. We scrutinize the biggest games, dissect the main talking points, and bring a unique and fresh perspective to Spanish football.

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