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Managing Madrid Podcast: Villarreal Post-game, November 21

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down the draw against Villarreal

Villarreal CF v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:

  • Real Madrid’s starting XI vs Villarreal
  • What were the takeaways from the first-half?
  • How the midfield trio of Luka Modric, Martin Odegaard, and Toni Kroos functioned together
  • The team’s defensive issues at Ceramica
  • The performances of Raphael Varane and Nacho Fernandez
  • The lack of offensive creation
  • Ferland Mendy’s performance
  • Mariano Diaz’s performance
  • Was Mariano’s goal legal?
  • Villarreal’s improvements over the course of the season
  • Unai Emery’s subs
  • What happened in the second half?
  • Post-game quotes
  • Lucas Vazquez’s contract
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)