Managing Madrid Editorials
Kroos has added more defensive wrinkles to his game, and in addition to dominating his nominal on-ball stats, has helped as a ball-winner too
Real Madrid’s to-do list for the world cup
Words, stats, and film on a scrutinized star and an unpromising press
How the German center-back has already proven his worth despite not cracking Ancelotti’s Once de Gala yet
Real Madrid are top of the league, 1 point away from the UCL knockouts, and Benzema is just getting going. But still a long way to go.
Real Madrid returned to winning Clasico’s again after a one-game dip, and proved last year’s result at the Bernabeu had no effect on them
Los blancos are back to winning ways in the Clasico. Here is how it unfolded.
Real Madrid and Barcelona arrive to Clasico joint-top of the table with strengths, weaknesses, and shaky confidence. How can Ancelotti take advantage?
Left winger, right winger, false 9, and now a #10 — Rodrygo’s versatility and IQ has made him a huge asset
Including a Lunin comparison and an intriguing trend in Benzema’s stats
A missed penalty which led to a missed opportunity
The team’s ball progression looks good
Luis Enrique played him as a centre-forward vs Switzerland
The best start to a season since 1968 came courtesy of some high-quality chances.
Your derby build-up read.
Ceballos, 26, has looked great in his appearances, and Carlo Ancelotti is rewarding him
Five wins to start a season for only the second time this century.
Defense, magic, hustle, intelligence
Mendy is labelled as an offensive liability, but Kiyan Sobhani explains how his understanding with Alaba can mitigate those concerns
It’s Real Madrid’s best start to a season since 2018.
The two French midfielders have complimenting attributes that could be hard for opponents to deal with for years to come