This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.
Part One (Real Betis post-game with Kiyan, Om, and Matt)
- Our thoughts on the starting lineup
- The difference between Martin Odegaard and Isco in the diamond
- Three main issues of the diamond
- The lack of control from the team
- Sergio Ramos’s performance
- Casemiro’s performance
- A fair assessment of Luka Jovic’s performance
- Luka Modric’s performance
- Offensive issues
- Real Betis’s shape
- Why we should keep playing Jovic
- Karim Benzema’s performance
- And more.
Part Two — 1:49:02 — (Las Blancas with Om Arvind, Grant Little, and Gabe Lezra)
- Real Madrid’s friendly vs. Madrid CFF
- A second friendly that may be in the works
- Explaining the terrible COVID-19 regulations and how it could affect the league
- Sexism in women’s football
- Recapping Spain’s 9-0 demolition of Moldova
- Marta Corredera’s impressive performance
- The tactics of the Sweden-Iceland game
- Sofia Jakobsson’s bounce-back
- Kosovare Asllani’s more subdued game
- And more
Part Three — 2:46:18 — (Castilla Corner with Sam, Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, and Ruben Skjerping)
- Castilla debuts in the first team
- Marvin Park
- Blanco’s first team chances
- The friendly win v Pozuelo
- Theo Zidane
- Peter Fedrico
- Kenneth Soler’s bad debut
- Playing at the Valdebebas vs the Di Stefano
- The major departures (Fran Garcia, Javier Belman, Rodrigo Rodrigues etc).
- Will Sergio Lopez reach his potential?
- How many canteranos gets a debut this season?
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)
Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)
Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)
Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)
Castilla Corner (@CastillaCorner)