This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.
Part One (Ranking Real Madrid’s Italians with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse)
- Antonio Cassano’s obsession with croissants and sex
- The competition he had in the team when Real Madrid signed him
- Real Madrid’s 0 - 0 draw against Arsenal in 2006
- Cassano’s childhood
- Fabio Cannavaro’s good and bad at Real Madrid
- The 4 - 0 loss at Anfield; and the 2 - 6 to Barcelona
- The back-four of: Ramos, Pepe, Cannavaro, Heinze
- The impact Cannavaro had on Ramos and Marcelo
- Christian Panucci’s Real Madrid legacy
- And more
Part Two — 35:48 — (Mailbag with Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete)
- How did Carlo Ancelotti make it work without a defensive midfielder in the 2014 - 2015 season?
- Xabi Alonso leaving the way he did
- Playing with and without Casemiro
- What’s the pitch to Achraf Hakimi?
- Who would we choose between Hakimi and Carvajal?
- Would Real Madrid have won the 3peat if you replaced Casemiro with Kovacic?
- Alfredo di Stefano vs Lionel Messi
- Leonardo wanting to keep Kylian Mbappe at PSG for another year
- Moving games to Valdebebas
- Our memories from 2006 - 2007 season
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)
Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)
Kiyan Sobhani discusses how Carlo made his tactics work without a pure DM after Xabi Alonso left. The discussion eventually trickles into how Zidane sets up his scheme when Casemiro isn't available. Full discussion: https://www.patreon.com/posts/mailbag-achrafs-36319841Posted by Managing Madrid on Friday, April 24, 2020