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Managing Madrid Podcast: Espanyol Post-game; Castilla Corner

Kiyan and Matt break down the win over Espanyol before Kris and Ruben discuss Castilla’s draw over the weekend

RCD Espanyol v Real Madrid CF - LaLiga Santander Photo by Jose Hernandez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid comes in two parts.

Part One, Espanyol post-game with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse:

  • Carlo Ancelotti’s back line
  • How the Antonio Rudiger - Eder Militao partnership functioned
  • Aurelien Tchouameni’s positioning
  • Breaking down the opening goal, and the genius of both Tcohuameni and Vinicius Jr in that play
  • And the goal conceded... Who was really to blame?
  • Why we’re not worried about Karim Benzema
  • Vinicius’s performance
  • Should Fede Valverde be playing on the right side in games like this?
  • More chest bumps, please
  • Thibaut Courtois’s distribution
  • Eduardo Camavinga and Rodygo Goes’s performances off the bench
  • Which outfield player would play keeper for us in an emergency?
  • Antonio Rudiger is non-negotiable
  • Carlo’s subs
  • Marco Asensio & Eden Hazard
  • Sergio Reguilon to Atletico Madrid
  • And more.

Part Two (53:30), Castilla Corner with Kristofer McCormack and Ruben Skjerping

  • Where to watch Castilla this season
  • Álvaro Rodríguez’ role after the departure of Latasa
  • Why is Arribas still at Castilla?
  • Will Real Madrid sign Vinícius Tobias on a permanent deal?
  • The chances of getting promoted
  • Iker Bravo
  • Raúl’s attacking options
  • Reguilón’s move to Atlético
  • Kris’ deleted tweet, running tracks and our favorite stadiums

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Hosts this week:

Kristofer McCormack (@CastillaCorner)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

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