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Managing Madrid Podcast: Carlo Ancelotti rips Real Madrid’s midfield apart

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss one of Real Madrid’s worst ever defeats

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down Real Madrid’s 5 - 0 loss to AC Milan in the 1988 - 1989 European Cup 2nd leg semi-finals. (1st leg podcast can be found here):

  • The starting line-ups for both teams
  • Similarities between Paco Llorente and Marcos Llorente
  • Real Madrid’s initial promising start to the game before getting annihilated
  • Should Real Madrid have had a penalty in the first half?
  • The body language of the team with each passing Milan goal
  • Milan’s offside trap
  • The issues of the Bernd Schuster - Martin Vazquez double pivot
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s perfomance
  • And much more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@kiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@mattWiltse4)