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Managing Madrid Podcast: A much needed big win over Real Sociedad + PLUS Las Blancas Post-game show

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down the win over La Real before Om and Grant discuss Femenino’s win over Athletic

Real Madrid CF v Real Sociedad - La Liga Santander Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by The Guild. — proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour!

This episode comes in two parts.

Part One: Real Sociedad post-game show with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse:

  • A quick summary of all the good things we did that we desperately needed to happen in this game
  • A wild xG chart
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s post-game quotes
  • Did he indicate we’ll press again on Wedenseady vs PSG?
  • Eduardo Camavinga’s performance
  • A discussion on Isco
  • Analyzing our press
  • Dani Carvajal’s performance
  • Rodrygo Goes’s performance
  • Marco Asensio
  • Karim Benzema’s performance
  • Vinicius Jr’s performance
  • Luka Modric’s goal
  • Performances of the backline
  • Carlo’s subs
  • Should we have made a play for Auba?
  • And more.

Part Two (1:13:09) Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little:

  • INTERVIEW with Caroline Møller Hansen
  • Lineup drama
  • Maite on the right wing
  • The pattern with how Real Madrid start games
  • Esther’s style being more of a net positive today
  • Athletic Bilbao’s tactical system
  • What Madrid needed to exploit more deliberately
  • Why Las Blancas got better to end the first half
  • IVANA AT RIGHT CENTER-BACK!!!
  • Athletic’s impressive mechanisms in possession
  • Iraia Iturregi’s second-half adjustments
  • What Athletic should’ve done differently
  • Athenea’s incredible defensive tenacity
  • Why Esther on the right wing worked
  • The confidence in Nahikari’s chipped finish
  • The month of hell only just beginning

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@Mattwiltse4)

Om Arvind (@OmVASports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)