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Managing Madrid Podcast: Epic comeback vs Sevilla; Las Blancas beat Alaves

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Witse break down the win over Sevilla before Grant Little and Yash Thakur are back with this weekend’s Las Blancas episode

Sevilla FC v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Santander Photo by Jose Hernandez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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This episode comes in two parts.

Part one (Sevilla post-game with Kiyan and Matt):

  • Real Madrid’s unrivalled ability to flip the switch
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s starting XI
  • Eduardo Camavinga’s performance
  • The structure of the team and positioning of the midfielders
  • Explaining the tactical improvement when Rodrygo Goes got subbed in
  • Fede Valverde’s best position
  • What’s the best way to play without Casemiro?
  • Breaking down the goals conceded
  • Vinicius Jr’s ‘moments’ and overall performance
  • Refereeing decisions
  • What this game reminded us of
  • Rodrygo’s performance off the bench
  • Who should play left back vs City?
  • Breaking down the goals scored
  • Is the league done?
  • Will rotations be an even bigger issue next season?
  • And more.

Part two — 1:04:00 — (Las Blancas vs Alaves post-game show with Grant and Yash):

- Real Madrid’s good start

- Alaves’s great reaction

- Missed chances

- Lack of chances created centrally,

- Alba and Miriam’s impressive performances

- Super sub Nahikari Garcia

- Optimizing Esther and Maite

- And a look toward the end of the season

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

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