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Real Deal Pods: Man City and Real Madrid’s Seasons In Review

Two Teams, Two Styles, Two Epic Seasons

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

On this edition of The Real Deal podcast, we’re joined by Manchester City expert Alex (@4lex_mcfc) for an in-depth comparison of Europe’s premier superclubs.

We analyze City’s form since their treble and examine whether Kovacic is filling Gundogan’s shoes in midfield. We also discuss how Jude Bellingham alters this head to head matchup and the resurgence of former City prospect Brahim Diaz at Real Madrid.

Looking ahead, we debate whether Madrid have built an elite strikerless attack and if any team outside the two superclubs can contend for Champions League glory.

Alex provides insider perspective on Pep Guardiola’s philosophy and how it stacks up against Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid. We also forecast how the Spanish giants and English champions may fare both domestically and in Europe this season.

Overall, it’s an illuminating discussion between two football experts about what makes these powerhouses tick. A must-listen for any fan of Real Madrid, Manchester City, or world-class football.

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Host this week:

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