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    Castilla and Real Madrid Femenino Grab Their First Wins

    Castilla and Real Madrid Femenino Grab Their First Wins

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.

    Part One (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe and Ruben Skjerping):

    - Where to watch Castilla this season
    - Hugo Duro and Miguel Gutiérrez’ goals
    - Raúl’s surprising lineup
    - Castilla’s away curse
    - Ramón playing left back and getting sent off
    - Hugo Duro’s influence
    - Breakthrough for Víctor Chust?
    - The battle for the goalkeeper spot

    Part Two -- 51:54 -- (Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little)

    Why this was Rayo's first game of the season
    The disallowed goals
    Real Madrid TV calling Real Madrid Femenino "RM Castilla"
    Assessing Real Madrid's squad improvement
    Thoughts on the starting lineup
    Opinions on Marta Corredera playing out of position at left back
    The Corredera-Cardona connection vs. the Vinícius-Marcelo connection
    Marta Cardona's sparkling performance
    Maite Oroz's player of the match candidacy
    The problems with Aurélie Kaci's extremely aggressive positioning
    Why we're still not maximizing Kosovare Asllani well enough
    Discussing some slight defensive frailties vs. Rayo
    The mental lapse on the conceded goal
    Sofia Jakobsson's style of dribbling
    Kenti Robles being an offensive genius
    Jessica Martínez's underrated value
    The substitutes' performances
    And more

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    • 2 hrs
    Cadiz Post-game

    Cadiz Post-game

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

    Is this a lineup or a tactical issue?

    The decision to start Lucas Vazquez

    The team's prolific giveaways

    The team's defensive issues

    Marcelo's performance

    Isco's performance

    Why Ferland Mendy would've helped

    Should fans be worried?

    Luka Jovic's performance in limited minutes

    And more.


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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Di Stefano's Greatness; Castilla Corner; Real Madrid Femenino Post-game

    Di Stefano's Greatness; Castilla Corner; Real Madrid Femenino Post-game

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.

    Part One (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, and Ruben Skjerping)


    The massive changes in Segunda B this season

    Why its potentially the most important season in Castilla history

    Our expectations for the season

    Thoughts on the squad list and the weak points

    Raul as first team coach 

    Who is in the first team in three years time.

    And more.


    Part Two -- 1:03:40 -- (Historical Segment with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse)


    Benfica 5 - 3 Real Madrid, 1962 European Cup Final

    Real Madrid's '3rd leg' vs Juventus, and their run to the final

    The classic 3-2-5

    An entire Alfredo di Stefano swoon segment.

    Has there been a player like him since?

    Francisco Gento, arriving from 2020 in a time machine

    Ferenc Puskas with yet another hat-trick in a final

    Eusebio's greatness

    Pachin's performance

    Miguel Muñoz's success

    Johan Cruyff, the ball boy

    Broadcast things

    And more


    Part Three -- 1:54:32 -- (Las Blancas with Grant Little)


    Grant breaks down the match that no one could watch

    Kenti Robles and Sofia Jakobsson’s good performances

    The dilemma of starting our best players out of position

    Aznar’s interesting substitutions

    Standouts and Best 11

    Overall takeaways from the first two matches


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    • 2 hrs 21 min
    Bonus Journalism Corner Episode: Why We Do 'Immediate Reaction'

    Bonus Journalism Corner Episode: Why We Do 'Immediate Reaction'

    Special 'bonus' episode of the Managing Madrid podcast:


    Why we never miss an 'immediate reaction' despite it being so challenging to churn out

    How to keep journalism exciting, no matter what stage of the process you're in

    When you should be hitting your peak

    How to have fun, while having a healthy intentional dose of challenges

    Why our podcasts are informal and fun

    Find your challenge

    And more.


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    • 26 min
    Levante Post-game; Real Madrid Femenino vs Barcelona; Castilla Corner

    Levante Post-game; Real Madrid Femenino vs Barcelona; Castilla Corner

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.

    Part One (Levante post-game with Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind)

    Zidane's starting XI

    Should we be worried about the team's performances?

    Why Real Madrid don't 'get up' for big games

    Kiyan and Om's altering views of how the first half unfolded

    Vinicius Jr's missed chances

    Real Madrid's press

    What happened in the second half?

    Ferland Mendy's performance

    What's Mendy's offensive ceiling?

    The offensive structure of the team

    Zidane's subs

    Zidane's decision on not sign Kepa

    Levante's cut-backs

    Premier League results (insane)

    Andriy Lunin's development

    Would Raul be a good A-team coach?


    Part Two -- 1:43:33 -- (Las Blancas with Om Arvind, Jess Houwen, Grant Little)


    The craziness of Sunday's football

    Quickly reviewing the Primera Iberdrola results

    Real Madrid's social media vs. Barcelona's

    Las Blancas' positive defensive start

    Marta Corredera at left back

    Misa's incredible first half performance

    How Barcelona began to exploit Madrid's defensive structure

    Madrid not tracking Barca's late runs into the box

    Asllani's wrongly disallowed goal

    Kenti Robles' dribbling

    Why Barcelona became even more dominant in the 2nd half

    Torrejón's outlier importance as a fullback

    Whether Sofia Jakobsson should've started or not

    Marta Cardona looking better on the left

    Will Aznar learn how to use Asllani well?

    Breaking down Barcelona's high press

    And more


    Part Three -- 2:48:30 -- (Castilla Corner with Kristofer McCormack, Ruben Skjerping, Sam Sharpe)

    Pablo Rodriguez to Lecce

    The friendly lost to Real Valladolid B

    Scoreline vs performance 

    Victor Chust making it to senior team


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    • 3 hrs 26 min
    Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Betis Post-game; Las Blancas; Castilla Corner

    Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Betis Post-game; Las Blancas; Castilla Corner

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.

    Part One (Real Betis post-game with Kiyan, Om, and Matt)


    Our thoughts on the starting lineup

    The difference between Martin Odegaard and Isco in the diamond

    Three main issues of the diamond

    The lack of control from the team

    Sergio Ramos’s performance

    Casemiro’s performance

    A fair assessment of Luka Jovic’s performance

    Luka Modric’s performance

    Offensive issues

    Real Betis’s shape

    Why we should keep playing Jovic

    Karim Benzema’s performance

    And more.



    Part Two — 1:45:50 — (Las Blancas with Om Arvind, Grant Little, and Gabe Lezra)

    - Real Madrid’s friendly vs. Madrid CFF
    - A second friendly that may be in the works
    - Explaining the terrible COVID-19 regulations and how it could affect the league
    - Sexism in women’s football
    - Recapping Spain’s 9-0 demolition of Moldova
    - Marta Corredera’s impressive performance
    - The tactics of the Sweden-Iceland game
    - Sofia Jakobsson’s bounce-back
    - Kosovare Asllani’s more subdued game
    - And more

    Part Three — 2:43:00 — (Castilla Corner with Sam, Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, and Ruben Skjerping)


    Castilla debuts in the first team

    Marvin Park

    Blanco’s first team chances

    The friendly win v Pozuelo 

    Theo Zidane

    Peter Fedrico

    Kenneth Soler’s bad debut

    Playing at the Valdebebas vs the Di Stefano  

    The major departures (Fran Garcia,Javier Belman, Rodrigo Rodrigues etc). 

    Will Sergio Lopez reach his potential? 

    How many canteranos gets a debut this season? 




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    Hosts this week:
    Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
    Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)
    Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
    Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
    Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
    Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)
    Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)
    Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)
    Castilla Corner (@CastillaCorner)
    Gabe Lezra
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