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Managing Madrid Podcast: Athletic Post-game + Castilla Corner + Journalism Corner

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Kiyan, Matt, and Om break down the win over Athletic; Castilla Corner interview Alex Clapham

Athletic Club v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

Part One (Post-game show with Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Om Arvind)

- How Real Madrid have found a way in the past 3 games

- The defense

- The offense

- Skewed xG

- The roles of Marco Asensio and Rodrygo Goes

- Athletic’s tactical set up

- Rodrygo’s performance in the second half

- Eder Militao’s performance

- Was the Ramos stamp a PK?

- And more.

Part Two — 50:33 — (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, Ruben Skjerping, and Alex Clapham)

  • Alex’s early career.
  • His interest in Spanish football
  • Challenges learning Spanish
  • How his move to Sweden came about
  • How the pandemic has affected his new job
  • The behind the scenes work for a coach
  • How he ended up at Getafe
  • Games against Real Madrid
  • The ruthlessness of the Real Madrid academy
  • The Getafe - Real Madrid rivalry in youth football
  • The money and luxury Real Madrid youth players enjoy
  • Pablo Ramon
  • Should youth teams play like the senior side.
  • and loads more.

Part Three (1:44:12): Journalism Corner. Kiyan talks about the 20% that brings in 80% of the revenue, and why clickbait needs to exist.


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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

Alex Clapham (@alexclapham)