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Managing Madrid Podcast: Almeria Post-Game

Matt and Ruben recap Real Madrid’s 4-2 win over Almeria.

Real Madrid CF v UD Almeria - LaLiga Santander Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid podcast, Ruben and Matt discussed:

  • Real Madrid’s recent win against Almeria and potential lineup choices for their upcoming match against Manchester City.
  • Midfield options for City given Modric’s absence and whether or not Rodrygo would start on the right
  • Potential selfishness of Benzema wanting to play every game and his impressive goal ratio despite missing many games due to injury.
  • Real Madrid’s recent defensive lapses and the absence of Eder Militao in the upcoming match against Manchester City.
  • Vinicius Jr.’s frustration with the referees and how it’s affecting his game, while acknowledging the unfair treatment from opponents and opposition fans.
  • The lack of protection for Vinicius Jr. during matches and the need for his teammates and the club to build a campaign to protect him.
  • Carvajal or Lucas Vazquez if you had to pick one for consistency over a whole season?
  • Asensio’s current form, his renewal, and potential trickle effect on young players
  • And more...

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

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