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Managing Madrid Podcast: Atalanta Post-game (2nd leg); North London Derby Loan-tracker

Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Om Arvind break down the win over Atalanta thoroughly before reviewing the performances of the loanees. 3 hours of analysis. Enjoy!

Real Madrid v Atalanta - UEFA Champions League Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.

Part One (Atalanta 2nd leg post-game with Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, Om Arvind)

- Real Madrid’s starting XI

- Was the Elche game a test run?

- The shift in formation in the second half

- A nervy start

- What did Atalanta do well early on?

- How we dealt with Atalanta’s press

- Ferland Mendy’s role

- A Zinedine Zidane masterclass

- Breaking down Real Madrid’s first goal

- Luka Modric’s performance

- Lack of Casemiro

- Should we play the Modric-Kroos double-pivot against high-pressing teams?

- Fede Valverde’s performance

- Vinicius Jr’s performance

- How can he improve his finishing?

- Did Atalanta defend badly?

- Vinicius in a free role

- Zapata’s influence

- The performances of Nacho, Karim Benzema, and Toni Kroos

- Marco Asensio’s goal

- Lucas Vazquez’s perform

- Our preffered opponents in the next round

- April schedule

- Ferland Mendy as LCB; Marcelo as LWB

- Is Marco Asensio better when he’s not the alpha?

- And more.

Part Two — 2:24:00 — (Loan-tracker with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse)

- North London Derby

- Martin Odegaard’s performance vs Tottenham

- His pressing ability

- Sergio Reguilon and Gareth Bale’s performance

- Martin Odegaard and Dani Ceballos vs Olympiakos

- Arsenal keeping Odegaard for one more season

- Luka Jovic vs Leipzig

- Brahim Diaz vs Manchester United

- Borja Mayoral vs Shakhtar Donetsk

- Jesus Vallejo vs Molde

- And more.

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

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