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Managing Madrid Podcast: Villarreal Post-Game / Chelsea Preview

Matt and Sid break down a disappointing loss and put their attention towards the Chelsea game.

Real Madrid CF v Villarreal CF - LaLiga Santander Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images



On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Matt Wiltse and Siddharth Ramsundar discuss:

  • The give-and-take nature of the 4-2-3-1 formation
  • Chukwueze’s performance AKA prime Arjen Robben on the night and Nacho’s struggles
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s decision to rotate heavily in midfield
  • Marco Asensio’s performance
  • Vinicius Junior’s performance
  • Re-framing Vinicius’ season and the obstacles he has had to overcome vs last year
  • Is this Real Madrid team better than last year?
  • Best game-state for Camavinga at left back, should he play there against Chelsea?
  • Forget the title race, battle for 2nd and 3rd with high-flying Atleti
  • Referee mistakes
  • Is Villarreal better than Chelsea?
  • A season filled with La Liga controversy on and off the field
  • Fede Valverde and Alex Baena post-game bust-up
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Siddharth Ramsundar (@TacticalFouling)

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