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Managing Madrid Podcast: Almeria 1 - 2 Real Madrid Post-game, Aug 14

Kiyan and Matt break down Real Madrid’s win on Matchday One

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



On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:

  • Thoughts on tonight’s rotations
  • Karim Benzema’s half-time speech
  • The performances of Antonio Rudiger and Aurelien Tchouameni
  • Lucas Vazquez’s offside goal
  • Toni Kroos’s performance
  • Vinicius Jr and Ferland Mendy on the left wing
  • Breaking down the goal conceded
  • How did Real Madrid eventually grow into the game?
  • Nacho Fernandez vs Umar Sadiq
  • The bench mob and where Dani Ceballos fits into it.
  • Eden Hazard’s performance
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s explanation of why Davide Ancelotti rushed David Alaba to take the freekick
  • Freak offensive stats
  • Fede Valverde’s shoot on site policy
  • How the Kroos - Tchouameni - Camavinga trio would play out if they form rhythm
  • Rudiger’s passing range
  • Fede’s ball carrying
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

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