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Managing Madrid Podcast: Clasico Post-game (1st leg, Copa del Rey semi-finals)

Kiyan and Euan break down a strange Clasico

Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona: Semi Final Leg One - Copa Del Rey Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

  • Why this was the strangest Clasico in recent memory
  • Strange post game quotes from both coaches
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s starting XI
  • The lack of Dani Ceballos and the case for him to play this one
  • Vinicius Jr vs Ronald Araujo
  • The lack of full-back production
  • The case to have brought in Rodrygo sooner
  • Eduardo Camavinga’s performance and role
  • Why Barcelona regressed into a defensive shell
  • The opening 20 minutes of Real Madrid’s performance
  • Some wild Clasico stats
  • Why Ancelotti’s subs didn’t make sense
  • The corruption chants and protests at the Bernabeu
  • Breaking down the goal conceded
  • Was Barca being shorthanded bad for us psychologically?
  • How we can help Vini get more space
  • Wild xG
  • Ancelotti’s job security
  • How to break low blocks
  • Antonio Rudiger’s form
  • Does Real Madrid’s coach need to speak Spanish?
  • And a ton more.

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Hosts this week:

Euan McTear (@Emctear)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

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