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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: The Calm Before The Clasico Storm

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn review the weekend, and get a head start on Clasico banter

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

- The biggest stories from the weekend in Spanish football

- A head start on Clasico banter

- Alvaro Morata’s performance against Real Betis

- Breaking down the 2-2 draw between Barcelona and Valencia

- A ‘hat’s off’ to Marcelinho

- An assessment of Dani Parejo

- Real Betis’s promising signing Diego Lainez

- The Mariano Diaz experience

- Vinicius Jr’s accelerated development

- Diego’s worry about defending Vinicius

- The relegation battle

- And much 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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