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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: What. An. Opening. Weekend. Of. La. Liga.

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn breakdown a big opening weekend in Spain, and go through the most important talking points.

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

- Barcelona’s toothless performance in Bilbao

- Ernesto Valverde’s starting XI

- Some of the tactical nuances

- Athletic’s defending

- Barcelona’s injuries

- The Dembele trouble

- Rafinha’s performance

- Who starts in attack against Real Betis amid Barca’s injuries?

- Gareth Bale’s resurgence

- Sergio Reguilon attacking Espanyol relentlessly. Best performer in the league this weekend

- Real Madrid’s loanees vs Barcelona’s loanees

- Neymar update

- Joao Felix swoon segment

- How Simeone is using Trippier

- Modric’s red card, and the new rules

- 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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