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Managing Madrid Podcast: What Makes Benzema Great

Kiyan and Lucas discuss Benzema’s leap over the last 3 years, rotations against Shakhtar before Clasico, and more

Real Madrid v Shakhtar Donetsk - UEFA Champions League Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images



On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete discuss:

  • Reflections from Real Madrid’s performance vs Getafe
  • Barcelona not being able to rotate vs Inter Milan
  • What rotations will Carlo Ancelotti make vs Shakhtar Donestk?
  • Should Karim Benzema start mid-week?
  • Who sits on the bench for El Clasico?
  • Aurelien Tchouameni and Vinicius Jr’s minutes
  • Karim Benzema’s Balon D’or
  • His career, and ‘fight’ against other strikers in Real Madrid’s history
  • How much has Benzema shot up the all time Real Madrid rankings?
  • What makes him so great
  • His form this season.
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarrete)

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