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Managing Madrid Podcast: Mailbag (Florentino / ESL edition); Las Blancas vs Madrid CFF

Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete answer all your questions in a Real Madrid mailbag; while Grant Little and Om Arvind break down the Las Blancas vs Madrid CFF game

The Club Badges of Liverpool, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Manchester United Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images

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

Part One: Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little

  • Recurring tactical issues with the double pivot
  • Aurélie Kaci’s exhaustion
  • Breaking down Madrid CFF”s 2nd minute goal
  • Real Madrid Femenino not looking prepared for the opposition’s intensity
  • Las Blancas’ poor set-piece defense
  • Why Real Madrid performed better after the break
  • Kosovare Asllani carrying her team’s build-up in the second half
  • Was Jessica Martínez really that bad?
  • What Lorena Navarro could’ve offered
  • The counterpress and the penalty
  • Should Teresa Abelleira have come on for Olga Carmona?
  • The brutal physicality of the match
  • Did Priscila Borja intend that goal?
  • We go again on Sunday
  • And much more

Part Two (56:50): Mailbag with Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete

  • Lucas reveals his thoughts on the whole European Super League fiasco
  • How does Florentino Perez shake this off?
  • His ‘tone-deafness’
  • A complete lack of PR
  • The origins of Managing Madrid
  • How did Lucas and Kiyan get involved writing for the site?
  • The direction of the site and podcast
  • Premier League money — how big of a problem is it for the rest of Europe?
  • Will Eden Hazard play vs Chelsea?
  • What happens to Martin Odegaard next season?
  • David Alaba’s fit
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)