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Managing Madrid Podcast: Villarreal Post-game, LIVE IN LA

2-parter, hosted by Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, Siddharth Ramsundar, Ryan O’Hanlon, Rajpal Brar, Christian Paredes

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Real Madrid v Villarreal CF - La Liga Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square, which is where you should be booking your stay when you come see us for the Managing Madrid Podcast LIVE in New York City in December. Tickets to the New York podcast are here.

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, Siddharth Ramsundar, Ryan O’Hanlon, Rajpal Brar, and Christian Paredes discuss:

  • Carlo Ancelotti’s line-ups and decisions against Villarreal
  • Real Madrid’s defensive structure, or lack thereof
  • Fede Valverde’s performance at right-back
  • Marco Asensio’s performance in midfield
  • Villarreal’s defensive organization
  • Casemiro’s performance, overall form, and place in Real Madrid’s team
  • Carlo’s subs
  • What does Rodrygo need to do to get to the next level?
  • Liverpool - Real Madrid memories
  • The future of football analytics
  • An explanation of the injuries to Ferland Mendy and Dani Carvajal
  • How much are Real Madrid’s medical department to blame?
  • Madridismo
  • Real Madrid trivia
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@Mattwiltse4)

Siddharth Ramsundar (@TacticalFouling)

Ryan O’Hanlon (@Rwohan)

Dr. Rajpal Brar (@3cbperformance)

Christian Paredes (@xian_d_paredes)