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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Madrid Lift SuperCopa

Kiyan Sobhani, Euan McTear, and Om Arvind break down the win over Athletic Club in Riyadh

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Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Spanish Super Cup Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani, Euan McTear, and Om Arvind discuss:

  • The gap between Real Madrid and Athletic Club
  • Comparing this game to the last two previous matchups between these two teams
  • Are we surprised Real Madrid didn’t play deeper?
  • Ferland Mendy’s performance
  • The lack of synergy between Mendy and Vinicius
  • Luka Modric and Toni Kroos
  • Should Marcelino have started Nico Williams and Raul Garcia?
  • Mendy, the demoralizer
  • Athletic’s press
  • Should Rodrygo be the #1 right winger?
  • Athletic’s flurry in the final 20 minutes
  • Going over the referee’s decision
  • Post-game celebrations and shenangians
  • Why do we have a connection with Rangers?
  • Will the SuperCopa be played in other countries in the future?
  • The Saudia Arabia experience
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVASports)

Euan McTear (@emctear)

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