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)