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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Sociedad Post-game + Mailbag

Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez break down the loss to Real Sociedad before Lucas Navarrete joins the show to go through a Real Madrid mailbag

Real Madrid v Real Sociedad - Copa del Rey: Quarter Final Photo by Ricardo Nogueira/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images

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

Part One (Kiyan Sobhani, Eduardo Alvarez)

- The Bernabeu atmosphere tonight

- Zidane’s starting lineup

- The absences of Casemiro / Varane / Courtois / Mendy / Carvajal

- James Rodriguez’s role

- Breaking down Martin Odegaard’s goal

- The vortex behind Nacho

- Performances of Nacho and Marcelo

- Real Sociedad’s near-collapse at the end

- Vinicius’s performance

- Areola’s performance

- Zidane’s post-game quotes

- And more

Part Two (Kiyan Sobhani, Lucas Navarrete)

- Nikola Jokic carrying the Nuggets

- Coaching trends in football, and the evolution of tactics

- Asensio’s return and how it affects the starting lineup in the future

- Real Madrid’s left backs next season

- Should Reguilon and Odegaard just stay out on loan for one more year?

- Is Jovic really not getting service?

- How much can Kylian Mbappe improve as he gets older

- How to watch football with a tactical eye

- Xavi’s ‘shoulder scans’

- And more

Click here for access

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)

Eduardo Alvarez (@Alvarez)