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Managing Madrid Podcast: Hazard and Courtois advance to quarter-finals; Air Militao; Las Blancas vs Granadilla Tenerife post-game

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down this weekend’s Euro action; Om Arvind and Grant Little analyze Real Madrid Femenino’s draw

Belgium v Portugal - UEFA Euro 2020: Round of 16 Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

Part One: Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse review Euro action

  • Thibaut Courtois’s one completed dribble
  • Eden Hazard’s performance vs Portugal
  • His synergy with Thorgan Hazard and Romelu Lukaku
  • Renato Sanches
  • Fernando Santos’s decisions
  • Hazard’s injury
  • Gareth Bale vs Denmark
  • Spinazzola and tactical trends
  • David Alaba vs Italy
  • Good and bad use of stats
  • Our favourite nostalgic games
  • How we became Madridista
  • And more.

Part Two (1:06:38 ish): Grant Little and Om Arvind on Las Blancas

On this episode of Las Blancas Podcast, Om Arvind and Grant Little discuss:

  • The starting lineup
  • Samara Ortíz’s quality off the bench
  • Real Madrid’s easy control in the first half
  • The chemistry that has been built over the season
  • Sofia Jakobsson’s final game for Las Blancas?
  • Updates on Kosovare Asllani’s contract situation
  • Teresa Abelleira’s golazo
  • Assessing Jakobsson’s performance
  • Comparing the Sofia of last season with the one we saw this season
  • Madrid completely switching off in the second half
  • Cristina Martin-Prieto’s bully-ball and shades of Mayra Ramírez
  • The irony of David Aznar’s subs
  • The hilarious image of Marta Cardona
  • Misa’s Zamora award
  • The massive defensive improvement from the Tacón days
  • Why the next few seasons will be more about holding our position rather than catching Barcelona
  • Future podcast plans
  • We can hear the UWCL anthem already

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)