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Managing Madrid Podcast: Rayo Post-game: Alaba’s deadly cross

Kiyan Sobhani and Euan Mctear break down Real Madrid’s win over Rayo Vallecano

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Real Madrid v Rayo Vallecano - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square, which is where you should be booking your stay when you come see us for the Managing Madrid Podcast LIVE in New York City in December. Tickets to the New York podcast are here.

On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss:

  • Carlo Ancelotti’s public promise to listen to the fans who whistled
  • Real Madrid’s X’s and O’s
  • Rayo Vallecano’s press
  • The performances of literally everyone on an individual level
  • A fun, defense-less 2nd half
  • Camavinga’s sample size in a Real Madrid shirt
  • Falcao’s cameo
  • How would a team of 11 Alaba’s do?
  • And so much more. 1h of analysis

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Hosts this week:

Euan McTear (@emctear)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)