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Managing Madrid Podcast: Rayo Vallecano 3 - 2 Real Madrid Post-game

Kiyan and Euan break down Real Madrid’s loss in Vallecas

Rayo Vallecano v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images


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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss:

  • The atmosphere at Vallecas
  • Why this was always going to be a tough game on the schedule
  • Rayo Vallecano’s press
  • Fran Garcia’s performance
  • Why Toni Kroos and Karim Benzema were sorely missed
  • Luka Modric’s performance
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s post-game quotes
  • Are players thinking about the World Cup?
  • Dani Carvajal’s performance
  • Has Karim Benzema’s absence impacted Vinicius?
  • The case for Sergio Arribas
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Euan McTear (@emctear)

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