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Managing Madrid Podcast: Mallorca Post-game: Benzema brace puts Real Madrid 10 points clear

Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind break down the 0 - 3 win

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

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Bisha Hotel Toronto, where you should book your stay when you come see us in Toronto in May. Book your tickets here.

On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss:

  • Carlo Ancelotti starting XI
  • Real Madrid’s press — comparing it now to earlier this season
  • Can Carlo implement an elite high pressing scheme if he had a lot of time?
  • The referee’s decisions
  • The injuries
  • Are we worried about Vinicius Jr’s health by 30
  • Casemiro’s role
  • Rodrygo Goes’s performance
  • Some off-ball things from us that could’ve been better
  • Ferland Mendy’s roulettes and lack of overloads
  • A wild Marco Asensio stat
  • Injury updates on Karim Benzema / Rodrygo Goes / Ferland Mendy
  • Takefusa Kubo’s role
  • Eduardo Camavinga’s cameo
  • The pitch for him as a CM
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@kiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@omvasports)