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Managing Madrid Podcast: Raul’s Debut; The Evolution Of Football Tactics

Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Om Arvind re-watch Raul’s debut in 1994, and discuss how much football has evolved.

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Om Arvind discuss:

  • Real Madrid’s starting XI vs Real Zaragoza in 1994
  • The story of Raul’s bus ride en route to La Romareda
  • Luis Enrique playing at left-back
  • Raul’s performance: Finishing, off-ball movement, speed, passing, tenacity
  • His connection with Ivan Zamorano
  • Quique Sanchez Flores, fun attacking right back
  • The team’s transition defense
  • Michael Laudrup’s passing and season overall
  • Fernando Redondo’s commanding presence
  • Missing Martin Vazquez
  • The complete evolution of football tactics
  • What would Twitter say about this game?
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Om Arvind

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