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Managing Madrid Podcast: Breaking down the disappointing loss to Girona

Kiyan Sobhani breaks down the disappointing loss, and answers questions from fans

Real Madrid CF v Girona FC - La Liga Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani discusses:

- The difference between Real Madrid’s first half and second half

- The Vinicius Jr / Karim Benzema connection; and how it compares to the Cristiano Ronaldo / Benzema dyad

- Mauricio Pochettino’s ability to create an identity (not randomly thrown in after a loss -- just an answer to a question)

- Vinicius Jr’s positioning

- Mariano Diaz playing time and what he brings to the table if he plays more

- Sergio Ramos longevity

- Can Casemiro become a consistently press-resistant player?

- Marcelo’s defending

- Were Solari’s issues fatigue related? (An answer to this question before discussing the real problems against Girona)

- Ramos suspension update

- And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)