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Managing Madrid Podcast: The Kroos / Cristiano / Hazard / Benzema Mailbag

Mega 2-parter hosted by Kiyan, Lucas, and Mehedi

Real Madrid v Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images

On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Lucas Navarrete, and Mehedi Hassan discuss:

Part 1 (takeaways from last 2 games):

  • Space, time, and formations
  • Our aerial display vs Barcelona
  • Eden Hazard’s playing time
  • Aurelien Tchouameni and Eduardo Camavinga’s performance off the bench
  • Is Andriy Lunin underatted?

Part 2 (29:34, mailbag):

  • Would fans hold Toni Kroos in higher regard if Luka Modric didn’t overshadow him
  • Santiago Solari’s return and Real Madrid’s development of young players
  • How we’ve been winning games without Thibaut Courtois and Karim Benzema
  • Will Karim Benzema still be this good in 2024?
  • Players in Real Madrid history that we didn’t like
  • How Cule’s perceive Real Madrid
  • Our thoughts on Cristiano Ronaldo’s behaviour
  • Should Ronaldo have been signed?
  • What if we had sold Karim Benzema and kept Gonzalo Higuain?
  • Victor Wembayana
  • Real Madrid basketball starting 5
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarrete)

Mehedi Hassan (@MHassanFootball)

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