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Relationism: A Real Madrid and Bellingham take

Delving into the buzz surrounding relationism and how it reflects itself in Los Blancos football.

Real Deal Report: On Joselu, Rodrygo, Jude and Finishing

Who’s finishing is sustainable? Who’s likely to cool off? Charting Joselu, Rodrygo, Jude, Vinicius, Atletico and Barcelona

Real Deal Report: Tchouameni vs Casemiro; Rudiger rising; the evolution of Jude

We dive into Rudiger’s resurgence, Tchouameni v Casemiro, Vini and Gavi’s Injuries, Bellingham’s Evolution, Finishing and more

How Rudiger and Brahim have stepped up — and why losing Camavinga and Vinicius is disastrous

Plus some bonus Ferland Mendy notes!

Real Madrid’s midfield royalty and how they won El Clasico

A look at the performance from Real Madrid’s midfielders in El Clasico.

Emphasis on Altruism: Ancelotti’s Tinkering Means New Role for Jude Bellingham

Jude Bellingham is occupying different spaces on the pitch with less freedom and more defensive responsibilities.

Retro Visual Analysis: Zidane’s first Clasico as manager

Revisiting Real Madrid’s win at the Camp Nou in 2016

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10 Tactical Observations on Real Madrid in October

Starring Fede, Jude, Tchouameni, Rudiger, Brahim, and more.

The worlds of Real Madrid and Sergio Ramos are about to collide again

Here are three Sergio Ramos moments forever intertwined with Real Madrid before the Sevilla game

Xabi Alonso, Positionism, Relationism, and Fractals

Takeaways from Real Madrid’s start to the season

A roundtable from the Managing Madrid crew

Four tweaks Real Madrid need to make as Vinicius Jr returns

Better decisions and more logical line-ups

Real Madrid need more goals outside of Bellingham’s heroics

Will Joselu and Rodrygo start scoring regularly?

Real Madrid’s defense needs to improve despite hot start

5 wins out of 5 — not bad for a team missing several key players.

Visual Analysis: Real Madrid 2-1 Real Sociedad; La Liga 2023-24

A look at the numbers and top performers from Real Madrid’s game against Real Sociedad.

Real Madrid’s Unconventional Offense: Prolific Dribblers Ready to Defy Critics

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.

Visual Analysis: Real Madrid 2-1 Getafe; La Liga 2023 - 2024

A look at the numbers and top performers from Real Madrid’s game against Getafe.

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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.

With Vinicius injured, Fran Garcia and Camavinga will step up on the left wing

After Real Madrid’s win over Celta Vigo, Kiyan looks at how Camavinga + Fran patched together the left wing

Talking points from Real Madrid’s first two games, including Vinicius’s role in the diamond

Ancelotti is still trying to figure things out, but so far so good until the bigger tests arrive

How good of a signing is Kepa, actually?

Kepa’s loan move has been polarizing among fans, but Real Madrid did their homework on a keeper who’s coming off a good season

How ‘real’ are Real Madrid’s pre-season problems?

Sifting through the "it’s just pre-season" talk to find some truths about Real Madrid

A future with and without Mbappe: Where are Real Madrid headed next season?

What’s Plan B? How likely is Plan A?

Is Vinicius Junior at his best in Real Madrid’s diamond formation?

While serviceable, the Brazilian attacker might not be capable of maximizing his skills away from the left wing.

Bellingham as a nine? Bellingham in a diamond? Some notes from Los Angeles

Through two training sessions, Kiyan has some quick thoughts ahead of Real Madrid’s first game pre-season game on Sunday

What can we expect from Arda Güler’s profile?

We still need to find out more about Arda’s actual role and playing time, but here’s what to expect from his tendencies on the pitch.

What are the pros and cons of Jude Bellingham playing in a diamond?

Kiyan makes the case for Bellingham to spearhead the diamond, while also pointing out why it may not work

Scouting Report: Arda Güler, the Turkish wonderkid who is set to join Real Madrid

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The Rise Of Eduardo Camavinga: A Cornerstone Of Real Madrid’s New Era

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

Gratitude for Nacho

The Spaniard has renewed his contract. A quick tribute to a loyal Real Madrid servant.

Will Florentino Perez sign one more striker?

Joselu is awesome, but he’s not the guy who can lead Real Madrid as a starter

Jude Bellingham: A galactico baller at Madrid

Another detailed visual analysis on Real Madrid’s new star


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