On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss:
- Bernabeu atmosphere
- Marcelino’s pre-game quotes and how that played out in the gam
- The difference in approach from Carlo Ancelotti between this game and the Sevilla game
- What happened in the second half?
- Bad set-piece defending
- Uncharacteristic mistakes from Eder Militao and David Alaba
- Athletic’s xG story
- Conflicting messages from Ancelotti
- The problem with “not rotating for the sake of rotating”
- Shots from outside the box
- Vinicius Jr’s passing
- Real Madrid vs Athletic’s press in the second half
- How much more do we gotta “suffer”?
- How much Kylian Mbappe have helped in a game like this?
- Would Erling Haaland work hard defensively?
- What position should we prioritize next summer?
- Should we try to control games more?
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Euan McTear (@emctear)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)