This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square, where you should book your stay when you come see in New York in December for the live podcast.
This episode comes in two parts.
Part One: Rangers post-game show
- Will any of these issues linger into the season?
- Sergio Arribas as striker
- Marcelo’s performance
- Will we actually have to worry about significant Marcelo minutes?
- Will Martin Odegaard get many transition attacking opportunities this season?
- Ryan Kent and Fashion Sakala
- Steven Gerrard’s tactics
Part Two (53:40): Las Blancas discuss Sweden and Kosovare Asslani
- Summarizing all of the goalmouth action in Sweden 4-2 Australia
- The quality of Sweden’s performance
- The tactical flow of the game
- How the back three helped Australia
- A weird (fake?) stat about Kosovare Asllani
- Assessing how well Asllani played
- The state of Group G
- Quickly going over Canada 2-1 Chile, China 4-4 Zambia, and Great Britain 1-0 Japan
- How Olympics qualification works and whether it needs to be reformed
- The great goals in Netherlands 3-3 Brazil
- Debinha’s off-ball genius on Brazil’s first goal
- Ludmila’s impact
- Thoughts on Vlatko Andonovski’s rotations and starting eleven
- The continuation of the USWNT’s defensive problems
- Is Abby Dahlkemper becoming a scapegoat for larger issues?
- Official recording date for Season Awards Podcast announced
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Hosts this week:
Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
Kiyan Sobhani (@kiyanSo)
Matt Wiltse (@mattWiltse4)
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