This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.
Part One: Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little
- The state of the league table
- Reactions to the starting lineup
- Assessing Marta Corredera’s performance in her rare start as a right back
- Maite Oroz’s bizarre game
- Who were the bright spots?
- Same old same old with the tactics
- Real Betis’ selective pressing
- Not taking advantage of Claudia Florentino’s ball carrying actions
- What happened to all the crosses?
- Grant taking the gloves off
- Real Madrid Femenino hire some set-pieces coaches please
- The series of errors that allowed Real Betis to score
- Kenti Robles’ disappointing performance
- Thaisa’s positive cameo
- Kosovare Asllani coming alive on Madrid’s equalizing goal
- Lorena Navarro’s crazy overhead kick
- Thoughts on how the European Super League affects the women’s game
- Our emotions on Las Blancas possibly never playing in the UEFA Women’s Champions League because of the ESL
- Where are the players’ voices in this?
- Disappointment in Florentino Pérez
Part Two: Most European Super League discussion with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse (52:51)
- The thought process behind the Super League
- The lack of player empowerment
- How similar Florentino’s methods here are to the way he signed Luis Figo
- The Super league format
- Toni Kroos’s quote about a Super League earlier this season
- The new generation of fans
- The hypocrisy of fans
- And more.
Part Three: Loan-tracker with Kiyan and Matt (1:30:20)
- Dani Ceballos vs Fulham and Slavia Prague
- Jose Mourinho’s sacking
- Sergio Reguilon vs Everton
- Reguilon conspiracies
- Luka Jovic’s rough weekend
- Reinier Jesus vs Werder Bremen
- Takefusa Kubo should’ve played vs Real Madrid
- Brahim Diaz vs Genoa
- Borja Mayoral’s leap this season
- Jesus Vallejo’s horror-show vs Manchester United
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)