This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.
Part One: Chelsea preview with Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez
- Why tomorrow’s game is historic
- Chelsea’s defense
- Why both teams are similar
- Chelsea’s strengths
- How will Thomas Tuchel approach this game?
- How to defend Chelsea better than Manchester City did
- How to stop Chelsea in transition
- Chelsea’s weaknesses
- Will Vinicius have space vs Cesar Azpilicueta?
- What do Chelsea miss without Mateo Kovacic?
- How much will Real Madrid press?
- The physicality of Chelsea
- Options without Ferland Mendy
- Predicted lineups for both teams
- And more.
Part Two (39:20): Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little
- Good vibes!
- The state of the league table and race for UEFA Women’s Champions League qualification
- Thoughts on David Aznar’s big brain lineup
- What changed that allowed Real Madrid Femenino to start better than they did in the Copa de la Reina quarter-finals?
- Kosovare Asllani deciding to carry from minute one
- How much the tactics actually altered in this win
- Madrid CFF’s overreliance on offensive set-pieces
- Breaking down both Las Blancas goals
- Kenti Robles’ hilarious reaction to scoring
- Ex-Tacón player Osinache Ohale’s defending
- Why Marta Cardona was subbed off at the half
- Substitute Estela Fernández’s impact
- Real Madrid’s set-piece defending
- Assessment of Marta Corredera as a winger
- Kenti’s performance
- Olga Carmona’s complete skillset
- Just how high is Olga’s ceiling?
- Why Aznar might stick with the 4-2-3-1 going forward
- Quick tactical review of the 1st leg of the UWCL semi-finals: PSG-Barcelona; Bayern-Chelsea
- Thanking those above for Ata Football broadcasting Primera Iberdrola matches
Part Three (1:37:10): Loan-tracker with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse
- Dani Ceballos vs Everton
- His ‘Kroos syndrome’
- Martin Odegaard’s return
- Sergio Reguilon’s form
- Gareth Bale vs Southampton and Manchester City
- Could Karim Benzema and Harry Kane co-exist?
- Luka Jovic vs Bayer Leverkusen and Augsburg
- Matt’s Jovic prediction
- The case for Borja Mayoral’s return to Real Madrid
- Reinier Jesus vs Union Berlin
- Takefusa Kubo vs Barcelona
- Brahim Diaz vs Sassuolo
- Jesus Vallejo eaten alive by Kike
- 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)