UNLOCKED! Hosts Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah) and Om Arvind (@OmVArvind) talk all the newest Bale and Marcelo gossip on this unlocked patron-only podcast, before diving into the four Real Madrid-less Champions League matches. Also plenty of Spanish media criticism! They suck, folks!
They break down the tactics in Barcelona 0-0 Lyon (and why Lyon actually has a shot at the Nou Camp, despite their performance), and Atletico Madrid 2-0 Juventus--and why Juve are really on the brink after coming out in a semi-cowardly tactical position.
Some other topics:
- Bale’s “integration” problems and why it’s just a complete slander concocted by the Spanish press.
- The wide-ranging campaign against Marcelo that has nothing to do with his current poor form.
- Why Bayern Munich, despite a declining squad, managed to go into Anfield and execute a strong gameplan.
- Barcelona’s Valverde obsession, and why they might have a point in criticizing a very strong coach.
- Barcelona fans pretentiousness as they approach the “correct” way to play *a sport*.
- Juventus’ tactical failures in the Wanda and how exactly Allegri failed.
- Simeone’s vintage performance and Diego Costa’s return.
- The Spanish media’s enduring crusade against any foreign-born star that is “keeping out” a promising young Spaniard--and some classic examples.
- Why Gabe stans Chiringuito de Jugones.
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Hosts this week:
Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah)
Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)