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Managing Madrid Podcast: Diverging fanbase reactions and more City aftermath

Matt and Ruben return for the big picture segment, digesting the aftermath of the City vs Real Madrid UCL clash.

Manchester City FC v Real Madrid: Semi-Final First Leg - UEFA Champions League Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

On this Patron episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Matt Wiltse and Ruben Skjerping discuss:

  • Real Madrid’s recent loss to Manchester City and the aftermath.
  • Surprise at the differing reactions of the fanbase
  • Do younger fans prefer a more tactical focused coach or approach to the game?


  • The challenges and patience required when implementing a new football system
  • The difficulties faced by other clubs in comparison to Manchester City’s financial advantages.
  • Playing devil’s advocate: what could have been better? what went wrong?


  • Inability to handle City’s press and the poor performances of many players


  • Evaluation of Real Madrid’s season


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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Ruben Skjerping

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