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Managing Madrid Podcast: Manchester City Preview; Levante Post-game

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Kiyan Sobhani and Nico Morales preview the Manchester City game before Om Arvind joins the show to break down what happened against Levante

Soccer : UEFA Champions League - Manchester City v Real Madrid Photo by AMA/Corbis via Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.

Part One (Manchester City Preview with Kiyan Sobhani and Nico Morales)

  • Manchester City’s win over Leicester
  • What’s the biggest hope for Real Madrid fans in this tie?
  • How much of a difference does Aymeric Laporte make?
  • Fernandinho at CB
  • Should Zidane play a diamond or a 4-3-3, or something else?
  • Benjamin Mendy
  • Potential for Pep Guardiola to play a weird scheme
  • Chances of City’s stars getting sold if the Champions League ban holds
  • What are City most worried about when looking at Real Madrid?
  • City’s probable lineup
  • And more

Part Two (Levante post-game with Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind)

  • Getting the positives out of the way
  • Real Madrid’s first half tactics
  • Isco’s performance
  • The crossing
  • The performances of Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard
  • Marcelo’s performance
  • Hernandez Hernandez
  • Fede Valverde’s absence
  • The best tactical approach against Manchester CIty
  • Likely and unlikely scenarios on Wednesday
  • The case against using the diamond against City
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Nico Morales (@Nico_OMorales)

Om Arvind