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Managing Madrid Podcast: Season reflection / what’s next / Villarreal post-game

Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind reflect on a turbulent season, diagnose the team’s issues, next season, and of course, the game itself.

Marcelo Vieira (Real Madrid CF) and Ruben Pena (Villarreal... Photo by Manu Reino/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss:

  • Why there is plenty of room to be critical even if you’re proud of the team
  • Going over all of the team’s injuries
  • Dispersing the blame, diagnosing the problems
  • Rodrygo’s injuries, playing time, and efficiently in limited playing time
  • How do we solve the lack of productivity from the wings?
  • Why the blame goes around to more than one person
  • Rating the team’s best and worst performers this season
  • Real Madrid’s tactical issues vs Villarreal
  • Our pressing structure
  • Zinedine Zidane’s ‘one-off’ decisions
  • Breaking down the Pino’s goal
  • Why wasn’t our offense clicking?
  • Zidane’s subs
  • Yet another great Karim Benzema season
  • Is Zidane leaving?
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)