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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Madrid 4 - 0 Elche, La Liga 2022 - 2023

Kiyan, Jose, and Euan break down Real Madrid’s thumping win

Real Madrid CF v Elche CF - LaLiga Santander Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Euan McTear, and Jose Perez discuss:

  • What did we expect from Elche heading into this game?
  • Pablo Machin’s struggles
  • Why Elche’s blueprint was tailor made to get destroyed by Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid’s starting XI — what was exciting about it.
  • Nacho Fernandez’s performance
  • Eduardo Camavinga as the 6
  • Rodrygo Goes’s role
  • Some wild stats.
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s explanation on the difference between Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr
  • Karim Benzema passing Raul’s goals
  • Interesting tactical wrinkles you may have missed
  • Rodrygo - Benzema link up
  • Last 3 games: 13 goals and a boost in confidence
  • Why isn’t Benzema scoring from open play?
  • A discussion on Marco Asensio
  • Ancelotti’s quote about Aurelien Tchouameni / Eduardo Camavinga
  • The pitch.
  • Can Rodrygo be Benzema’s back-up striker?
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Euan McTear (@emctear)

Jose Perez (@jcperez_)

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