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Daily Thread: 09 April 2023

Sunday Edition of The Daily Merengue

Real Madrid CF v Villarreal CF - LaLiga Santander Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The Daily Merengue is a place where you can feel free to discuss all things football. Do not be alarmed by the overt RMCF bias. It’s in the name!

Shoutout to the mods who do a fantastic job, Felipejack, Kung_Fu_Zizou, Juninho, NeRObutBlanco and yours truly, Valyrian Steel.

Story of La Liga all season.

Poor finishing, shambolic defending and a fantastic goal or two to seal the win for the opponent. This is the team’s first La Liga loss at the Bernabeu surprisingly. Read all about it in the immediate reaction, 3 answers and 3 questions and player ratings articles.

What happens to Fede Valverde now?

Well there will be consequences for sure and violence is never the answer but at the same time what repercussions are there for player’s making extremely hurtful comments? Really not sure how to put an end to something like that. Player mics perhaps? Though there’s plenty of downsides to that as well.

On to the Champions League.

Like Real Madrid, Chelsea are also coming into this game having lost to Julen Lopetegui’s Wolves 1-0. The London side are now in 11th place and desperately need something positive to salvage their season. Los Blancos should be able to take care of business but in the Champions League funny things happen as we know all too well.

ICYMI: Where does Benzema rank all time?

In this Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani talks about Vini Junior’s finishing, where does Benzema rank among all-time Real Madrid players and more. Give it a listen.

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