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Managing Madrid Podcast: Athletic post-game; Castilla fall; Raul’s fit; Las Blancas post-game

A jam-packed episode where the entire Castilla Corner crew join Kiyan to discuss EVERYTHING. Plus: Om and Grant break down Las Blancas’ win

Athletic Club v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

This mega episode of the Managing Madrid comes in two parts.

Part One: Athletic post-game / Castilla eliminated / Raul as a manager with Kiyan Sobhani, Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, Ruben Skjerping

  • Dealing with the absolute La Liga chaos in the 2nd half
  • Raul Garcia’s red card and Luis Suarez’s goal
  • Thank God Miguel Gutierrez started...
  • How would Miguel and Antonio Blanco have helped Castilla today?
  • Why Castilla absolutely need to get to Segunda
  • Was Miguel always this good?
  • Should we have even called up Blanco?
  • Terrible playoff rules
  • What does Castilla look like next season?
  • Marvin Park vs Sergio Santos
  • Miguel’s performance vs Athletic
  • Our press
  • Fede Valverde’s performance
  • Eder Militao vs Iñaki Williams
  • An insane lack of offensive production outside of Karim Benzema
  • Reflecting on Vinicius Jr’s time at Castilla
  • Zinedine Zidane’s sub
  • Is Raul Gonzalez ready to coach Real Madrid?
  • Xabi Alonso and Guti as options
  • Massimiliano Allegri
  • Difference between Raul and Zidane
  • Does Zidane leaving mean Kylian Mbappe is not coming?
  • The sacrifice needed to make room for Mbappe

Part Two (1:30:45): Real Madrid Femenino 2 - 0 Eibar post-game with Om Arvind and Grant Little

  • League table updates!
  • Grant can’t forgive me
  • Corredera as a left-winger! Again...
  • Eibar’s reduced intensity and defensive scheme
  • Marta Cardona’s influence over our offensive efficacy
  • How Maite Oroz and Teresa Abelleira controlled the first half
  • Teresa’s press resistance on the opener
  • Why we had less control at the start of the second half
  • Were David Aznar’s subs pre-prepared or a reaction to the game?
  • Jessica Martínez’s impact
  • A little segment on the underrated Lorena Navarro and her game-sealing goal
  • Getting excited about Marta Cardona, Olga Carmona, and Real Madrid receiving international attention from playing in the UEFA Women’s Champions League next season
  • English football bias in the media
  • Why we can’t hate Barcelona Femení
  • The similarities between Barca and the USWNT
  • UWCL final predictions
  • And much more

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