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    Valladolid Post-game, Feb 21

    Valladolid Post-game, Feb 21

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Om Arvind, and Matt Wiltse discuss:


    Hay Liga?!

    Atletico Madrid's upcoming schedule

    How can we improve our offensive output?

    Offensive set-pieces

    Casemiro's performance

    Vinicius Jr's performance, decision-making, and efficiency

    The void of Rodrygo Goes

    An analysis of the first half

    Mariano Diaz's performance

    Valladolid's press

    Luka Modric's off-ball movement

    Real Madrid's defense

    Toni Kroos's statline

    Ferland Mendy's performance

    Zinedine Zidane's subs

    Raphael Varane's performance

    Would Julian Nagelsmann be a good fit?

    And more.


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    • 1 hr 40 min
    Valencia Valentine's Day Special

    Valencia Valentine's Day Special

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss:

    Why were Valencia so bad?

    Post-game quotes

    Ferland Mendy's performance

    Should Dani Carvajal have started?

    Should we be worried about him?

    Toni Kroos's masterclass

    Should the Casemiro - Kroos - Modric midfield rest more?

    Luka Modric's fitness

    The difference between Marco Asensio and Vinicius Jr during this game

    Karim Benzema's performance

    Zinedine Zidane's subs

    Isco's situation

    And more.


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    • 51 min
    Real Madrid Femenino 3 - 1 Valencia

    Real Madrid Femenino 3 - 1 Valencia

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Om Arvind and Grant Little discuss:

    Summing up the Saturday Primera Iberdrola action and how it’s affected the race for the Champions League spots

    Thoughts on the starting lineup and 4-4-2 diamond formation

    Real Madrid Femenino’s bright start to the half

    How the 4-4-2 diamond helped Madrid’s ball progression and high pressing

    Why Marta Cardona and Marta Corredera limited the effectiveness of the team in the first half

    Is the diamond the long-term solution for Las Blancas?

    Maite Oroz’s performance as a #10

    Reactions to David Aznar’s substitutions and change to a flat 4-4-2

    Why the double pivot made it harder for Madrid to resist the press

    How Real’s high press caused their first goal

    Kosovare Asllani and Cristiano Ronaldo on free kicks

    Ivana Andrés’ ‘defensive playmaking’ on the second goal

    Asllani going into the Avatar state

    How Aznar’s adjustments directly created the third goal

    Why Asllani is best as a #10/second striker

    On what it means to watch the history of the women’s side unfold in real time

    Real Madrid Femenino being a source of genuine joy in a tough time for Madridistas

    The significance of Asllani’s unbelievable hat-trick

    The negatives of Ivana’s ‘defensive playmaking’ on Valencia’s consolation goal

    Just good vibes

    And much more


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Huesca Post-game, Feb 6

    Huesca Post-game, Feb 6

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:


    What happened to Alvaro Odriozola?

    His performance overall

    Real Madrid's offense

    Vinicius Jr's performance

    Marco Asensio's performance

    Casemiro's role

    Toni Kroos's performance

    Is this his best season ever?

    Rafa Mir

    Real Madrid's press

    xG inflation

    Raphael Varane's brace

    Ferland Mendy's performance

    And more.


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    • 56 min
    "Show some respect"

    "Show some respect"

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez discuss:

    Zinedine Zidane's pre-game press conference

    Is the criticism towards Zidane fair?

    The relationship between Martin Odegaard and Real Madrid

    Is Isco the biggest winner of the thinning depth?

    Why did Huesca dismiss Huesca?

    Pacheta and the 'new manager bounce'

    Marcelo Bielsa philosophies at Huesca

    Huesca's high press and low block

    Lineups for both sides

    Key matchups

    And more.


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    • 43 min
    Levante Post-game, Jan 30

    Levante Post-game, Jan 30

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Om Arvind, and Matt Wiltse discuss:


    The mood

    Levante's tactics

    Defensive lapses on Eder Militao's red card

    What changed after the red card?

    How David Bettoni could've coped better with the red card

    Mariano Diaz's positioning

    Marco Asensio's defensive lapse on the equalizer

    Alvaro Odriozola's performance

    Vinicius Jr's performance

    David Bettoni's post-game quotes

    Ferland Mendy's performance

    Levante's 2nd goal

    Referee decisions

    And more


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    • 1 hr 4 min

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