Managing Madrid Editorials
Will Joselu and Rodrygo start scoring regularly?
5 wins out of 5 — not bad for a team missing several key players.
A look at the numbers and top performers from Real Madrid’s game against Real Sociedad.
Real Madrid do not need a number nine - they have the best dribblers in Europe’s top five leagues and will create more than enough goal-scoring opportunities this season.
A look at the numbers and top performers from Real Madrid’s game against Getafe.
9 Tactical Observations on Real Madrid: A rabid counter-press, a savy veteran passer, and the inevitable Güler return
This week, Kiyan checks in on Real Madrid’s press, which players have stepped up, and much, much more.
After Real Madrid’s win over Celta Vigo, Kiyan looks at how Camavinga + Fran patched together the left wing
Ancelotti is still trying to figure things out, but so far so good until the bigger tests arrive
What’s Plan B? How likely is Plan A?
While serviceable, the Brazilian attacker might not be capable of maximizing his skills away from the left wing.
Through two training sessions, Kiyan has some quick thoughts ahead of Real Madrid’s first game pre-season game on Sunday
Kiyan makes the case for Bellingham to spearhead the diamond, while also pointing out why it may not work
Camavinga always been ahead of the curve: Above his peers at the youth level and now already one of the best midfielders in the world — vital to the Madrid engine
Will Carlo bring back aggressive pressing?
How Jude Bellingham gradually evolved into one of the best midfielders in the world
On Benzema’s ascendency since 2018, an emotional good-bye, and the unique stature of one of the club’s apex superstars
Kiyan’s column also discusses Ancelotti’s quotes today about the team’s defensive problems this season
Real Madrid lost to a better team, but they did not put themselves in a position to succeed. There is a path to being better.
Rudiger needed to be at his best; Camavinga locked down the wing. Some notes.
An analytical view of how Militao and Vinicius hurt teams on offense
Why Real Madrid will have trouble breaking down Manchester City, how Fran Garcia helps next season, and some notes on Chef Rodrygo
Tactical observations from Kiyan
A lot of things are different now, but many things have remained the same since Real Madrid last appeared in a Copa final
The incredible Camavinga, the space-creating Rodrygo, and a questionable press against Manchester City
In this week’s column, Kiyan looks at Modric’s ball progression, Camavinga dazzling the Bernabeu, and how Asensio is on the verge of some career-best numbers