This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.
Part One (Post-game podcast with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse)
- What is the team’s underlying issue?
- Are we exaggerating the first half performance?
- The contrast in both halves
- Real Madrid’s press
- Martin Odegaard’s performance
- Is he playing in his ideal role?
- Who was at fault for the goals?
- Are the issues tactical or squad related?
- Ferland Mendy’s performance
- Marco Asensio’s performance
- Zinedine Zidane’s subs
- His post-game quotes
- His job security
- Luis Castro’s tactics
- And more.
Part Two — 1:08:59 — (Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little)
- Spain’s ultra-aggressive formation
- Marta Cardona’s unsurprisingly good performance
- Teresa Abelleira’s debut for Spain
- Why Spain’s match vs. Poland was postponed
- How international success is dependent on domestic success
- Nahikari García’s hunger for goals and admiration of Raúl
- Sweden’s dominance
- Slovakia’s poor set-piece defending
- Sofia Jakobsson should play on the right instead of the left
- Why now is the best time to jump on the Las Blancas bandwagon
Part Three — 1:28:12 — (Loan-tracker with Matt Wiltse)
- Kubo lack of positional discipline
- Emery choosing two LBs over Kubo and Chukwueze
- Emery quotes
- Brahim vs Fiorentina
- Dani Ceballos facing wrath of Arsenal fans
- Sergio Reguilon vs Chelsea
- Vallejo return from Covid
- Mayoral and Roma smashed by Maradona inspired Napoli
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Om Arvind (@OmVASports)
Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)