On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Siddharth Ramsundar, and Ali Elfakharany of StatsBomb discuss:
- Is this a full blown crisis?
- The Ferland Mendy and Dani Carvajal conundrum
- “Ball receives in space” — a new stat
- Antonio Rudiger’s acquisition and form
- The numbers behind Vinicius Jr and Karim Benzema’s form
- Are Real Madrid fans overreacting?
- The defensive reliance on Thibaut Courtois’s heroics
- Aurelien Tchouameni vs Casemiro
- A nuanced discussion on Carvajal
- The tactical deficiencies of Carlo Ancelotti and what can change
- Was Fede Valerde at RW really ever a solution?
- The case that this season’s Real Madrid is actually better than last season
- Barca’s improvement
- Future coaching options
- Xabi Alonso and Mikel Arteta
- Fine margins, what ifs
- What Erik Ten Hag has done at Manchester United.
- La Liga woes
- Toni Kroos’s season
- Eduardo Camavinga’s playing time
- And much more
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Siddharth Ramsundar (@tacticalfouling)
Ali Elfakharany (@alifakharany)