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Managing Madrid Podcast: How good is Real Madrid actually? Advanced analytics, Carlo Ancelotti, and expectations for June

Kiyan, Sid, and Hridyam answer questions from fans on a 3-hour Zoom call

Real Madrid CF v Granada CF - LaLiga EA Sports Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Siddharth Ramsundar, and Hridyam Arora discuss:

  • The Barcelone - Atletico Madrid game
  • Are we “overoptimistic” about Real Madrid’s season?
  • Upcoming schedule
  • Favourite kits in Real Madrid history
  • Why don’t Real Madrid sign players in the winter transfer market?
  • Is the modern football style causing more injuries?
  • Have we improved how we deal with a press?
  • Have Barca been ‘figured out’?
  • Is Miguel Gutierrez a good ‘plan b’ for Alphonso Davies?
  • How good is Vinicius Tobias?
  • Does Florian Wirtz make sense for Real Madrid?
  • How worried should we be about a post-Kroos world?
  • What happened to Alvaro Rodriguez?
  • What will happen to Nico Paz next season?
  • Is Carlo Ancelotti going to get renewed?
  • What are the chances Real Madrid get Kylian Mbappe in January?
  • Erling Haaland, Pep Guardiola, and Lionel Messi
  • Is Carlo Ancelotti the right man for the future as well as the present?
  • What makes Antonio Rudiger so great?
  • Assessing Real Madrid’s defense this season
  • Our set piece defending — how the stats are skewed
  • Real Madrid’s underlying xG numbers
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattW_MM)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Siddharth Ramsundar (@TacticalFouling)

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