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Managing Madrid Podcast: Eibar Post-game; Castilla Corner; Journalism Corner

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Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Om Arvind break down the win over Eibar; plus the Castilla Corner crew do their thing

Real Madrid CF v SD Eibar SAD - La Liga Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

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

Part One (Eibar post-game with Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, Om Arvind)

  • The contrast between the first and second halves
  • A breakdown of each goal
  • Eibar’s tactical approach
  • Sergio Ramos’s runs into the penalty area
  • The importance of players who can generate shots
  • Eden Hazard on the right
  • Zinedine Zidane’s line-up plus substitutions
  • Rodrygo Goes’s performance
  • The Casemiro - Modric - Kroos midfield trio
  • Thibaut Courtois’s performance
  • Brahim Diaz’s future
  • Gareth Bale’s performance — why has he regressed so much?
  • Football superstitions
  • And more

Part Two (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, Ruben Skjerping)

  • First team football at the Di Stefano
  • Javi Hernandez’s debut chances
  • UEFA Youth League restart
  • Javi Sanchez potential Valladolid move
  • Arbeloa getting the U-14 job.
  • Brahim Diaz strange situation at Real Madrid
  • Mariano’s struggles this season
  • A potential Mariano revival over the next few weeks
  • How we became Real Madrid fans
  • Why did we start following Castilla
  • Real Madrid’s youth approach vs Athletic Bilbao’s
  • Controllers in La Fabrica
  • How different Madrid’s young midfield options are to their current midfield

Part Three: Journalism Corner — why reporters ask the questions they do.


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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)

Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

Om Arvind