This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.
Part One (Kiyan Sobhani, Eduardo Alvarez)
- The context and build-up (stemming for three years) to the game
- Four players who played for both teams appeared that night
- Barcelona’s offense completely shrivelling. They were paralyzed.
- The decline of Johan Cruyff’s dream
- Laudrup, absolute partidazo
- Jorge Valdano’s pressing scheme
- An assessment of Raul’s first season
- The frenetic pace of the game
- The Hierro - Sanchis dyad
- Luis Milla vs Fernando Redondo (a huge discussion at the time)
- Bam Bam! A monster game and season from Ivan Zamorano
- The fans’ reaction to Stoichkov’s red card just before half time.
- Martin Vazquez’s role
- The importance of an attacker’s ability to defend
- The Bernabeu’s demands, but also their appreciation
- Sergio Busquets’s dad was a terrible goalkeeper
- And more.
Part Two (Kiyan Sobhani, Lucas Navarrete)
- Takefusa Kubo’s loan move to Mallorca
- The latest Keylor Navas update
- Who would Courtois’s backup be if Keylor left?
- How true is the report of Real Madrid’s mega offer to PSG?
- Fabrica XI from the past 30 years
- Javier Portillo
- Martin Odegaard / Guti player comp
- Odegaard vs Kubo this weekend
- An evaluation of Lassana Diarra’s Real Madrid career
- Will we see Xabi Alonso manage Real Madrid?
- Raul’s ability as a coach
- System-specific players
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Eduardo Alvarez (@Alvarez)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)