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)