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    Las Blancas Podcast: 2022/23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 87:24

    On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, Om Arvind, Grant Little, and Yash Thakur preview Real Madrid Femenino's 2022/23 season and discuss: The biggest takeaways from preseason The offensive value of the high press A shift to a 4-3-3? Teresa arguably being the best player in preseason Maite's quality vs. Sparta Praha The performances of the academy players: Carla Camacho, Paula Partido, Pichi, and Sofía Fuente The criticism of Møller and Svava Olga being primed to have a breakout season Watching Olga live vs. England Analyzing the new signings: Weir, Toletti, Feller, and Sousa. Weir's value as a late box runner Toletti eliminating the need to sacrifice offense for defense Feller's clever movement Debates around Sousa's level The incredible versatility in our midfield The El Confidencial article on Ariana Arias' allegations against Real Madrid Explaining the power struggle between the RFEF and the LPFF — why it took so long to schedule a draw, the issue of non-EU slots, and the lack of a broadcasting deal Whiffs of a player strike Improvements to realmadrid.com and availability of femenino kits Scouting our UWCL opponent: Sturm Graz Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon for more bonus content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Om Arvind (@OmVAsports) Grant Little (@grantlittle09) Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite) Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tchouameni's La Liga debut; Asensio situation; Castilla Corner

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 79:49

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts. Part One, El dîa despues with Kiyan and Lucas: An assessment of Aurelien Tchouameni's performance vs Almeria How well will he be able to compete with Casemiro? The Antonio Rudiger and Nacho partnership Will there be a gala XI vs Celta Vigo? What would peak Marcelo and Vinicius Jr look like as a left-wing combo? The Mario Asensio situation Is the Sergio Arribas dream dead? Hot take on Dani Ceballos And more. Part Two (34:10) Castilla Corner with Kris and Ruben: Castilla's win over Baleares Miguel Gutierrez leaving Iker Bravo A lot more Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kristofer McCormack (@CastillaCorner) Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN) Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Almeria Post-game, Aug 14

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 60:15

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: Thoughts on tonight's rotations Karim Benzema's half-time speech The performances of Antonio Rudiger and Aurelien Tchouameni  Lucas Vazquez's offside goal Toni Kroos's performance Vinicius Jr and Ferland Mendy on the left wing Breaking down the goal conceded How did Real Madrid eventually grow into the game? Nacho Fernandez vs Umar Sadiq The bench mob and where Dani Ceballos fits into it.  Eden Hazard's performance Carlo Ancelotti's explanation of why Davide Ancelotti rushed David Alaba to take the freekick Freak offensive stats Fede Valverde's shoot on site policy How the Kroos - Tchouameni - Camavinga trio would play out if they form rhythm Rudiger's passing range Fede's ball carrying And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Enjoy a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Almeria Preview; Real Madrid's ceiling; Florentino Perez's vision

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 55:23

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts. Part one with Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez (Almeria preview) What do we need to know about Almeria? The brief Guti era How will their style of play change from Segunda to Primera? How will they lineup this weekend? Almeria's issues registering players Umar Sadiq: How good he is and how much Almeria will get from him.  Fernando Pacheco Their transfer window And more. Part two with Kiyan Sobhani and Siddharth Ramsundar (15:00) Three possible outcomes for this season What's the floor of this team? Where Real Madrid have an edge over other teams The intelligence of the players, staff, and board Karim Benzema and the revolution of longevity How Real Madrid deal with the World Cup mid-season The importance of Toni Kroos and Eduardo Camavinga in the backend of the season And more. Part three: Bonus clip with Ray Hudson on Florentino Perez's vision (46:00) Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Uefa Super Cup Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 30:34

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete discuss: The wild fact that this is the first official match between Real Madrid and Eintracht Frankfurt since the since 7-3 in the 1960 European Cup Final Frankfurt's form after the Bayern Munich debacle Takeaways from the Bayern loss Carlo Ancelotti's explanation on the Super Cup lineup being the same as the Champions League gala XI from last season How can we improve defensively this season? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarrete) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Castilla Corner: Assessing Raul's team ahead of the new season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 39:29

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kristofer McCormack and Ruben Skjerping discuss: Are Real Madrid prioritizing Castilla more ahead of this season? The reasons behind establishing a C team Why didn't Miguel Gutierrez get more opportunities? The departures of Mario Gila and Borja Mayoral Our terrible predictions from previous years Castilla's striker situation Antonio Blanco's progression New signings Pre-season results And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon for a ton of exclusive content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kristofer McCormack (@CastillaCorner) Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Assessing Real Madrid's sporting vision and transfer strategy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 33:36

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez discuss: Are Real Madrid *actually* being conservative?  Have we been wise with our decisions? How things changed in our philosophy under Jose Mourinho the greatness of squad depth in the 2016 - 2017 season Reflecting on the Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic signings Missing out on Serge Gnabry Bernardo Silva And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Jose Perez (@jcperez_) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Four takeaways from pre-season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 38:01

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss: The most interesting Carlo Ancelotti post-game quotes from pre-season How different will next year's starting XI be? Will there be any dramatic squad changes? Ancelotti's league record The whole weird Antonio Rudiger left-back thing Vinicius Jr vs Ronald Araujo Jesus Vallejo and Nacho Fernandez The lack of Castilla players on the tour And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Euan McTear (@emctear) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Club America Post-game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 19:22

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani discusses: The atmosphere at Oracle Park How special it is to watch Eduardo Camavinga play in person Carlo Ancelotti's post-game quotes Karim Benzema's brilliance And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Live from Vegas!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 29:40

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, we discuss: Carlo Ancelotti's decision to play Antonio Rudiger at left-back His vision for David Alaba and Real Madrid's backline Eder Militao How to succeed Luka Modric and what the future of Real Madrid's midfield looks like Alvaro Odriozola's ability And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mesut Ozil (2010 - 2013)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 10:53

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani reads an excerpt from his upcoming book, about Mesut Ozil. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Can Rodrygo take the leap? Who starts in the backline next season?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 28:47

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani answers questions on: Whether or not Rodrygo Goes is ready to be a Real Madrid starter Can he take the leap? What is the contingency plan if Karim Benzema gets injured? Who will start in the backline next season? Would Raphinha have been a good signing for Real Madrid? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get more bonus content exclusively over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Our reaction to Barcelona's signings PLUS: An oral history of Kubo's time at Real Madrid and what's next

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 47:20

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss: Our (hopefully) objective take on Barcelona's signings Their finances The parallel to 2009 Xavi Hernandez's Visa issues Why Real Madrid haven't signed anyone for the attack Roberto Lewandowski vs Karim Benzema Takefua Kubo's sale to Real Sociedad Solutions to the failed loans His passport issues His trajectory since signing for Real Madrid and what went wrong Mow much will he play at La Real? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Euan McTear (@emctear) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How Real Madrid grew and improved their social media and why they're raiding Atletico's youth system

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 36:55

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss: What actually was the pact of non-aggression and when did it start? Will this be one-way raiding, or with Atletico Madrid snatch some players too? Does Atletico have power to persuade Real Madrid's youth team players? The cases of Juanfran, Saul, and Felipe Luis How this now compares to the Barcelona and Espanyol situation The Atletico analyst that's friends with Alvaro Arbeloa Raul Gonzalez, the poster boy of switching teams Jesus Gil's decision to shut down Atletico's academy Why Real Madrid broke the pact Real Madrid's social media growth What's changed and why their social media has improved And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Euan McTear (@emctear) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Three tactical patterns in Real Madrid's La Liga and UCL run

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 33:37

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Mehedi Hassan discuss: What is Expected Threat (xT)? One perhaps unknown difference between Rodrygo Goes and Marco Asensio Real Madrid's defense, the difference between their structure in La Liga and Champions League The difference in our xG differential trend-line in La Liga and the Champions League Carlo Ancelotti's quiet leadership And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How good was Higuain? Plus a deep-dive on the 2008 - 2009 season with special focus on a thrilling game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 70:30

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: Why we chose to cover a very specific game in the 2008 - 2009 season Why we need to keep Footbalia alive A thorough 2008 - 2009 background check Bernd Schuster's death sentence quote Juande Ramos Gonzalo Higuan's: how good was he and what was he good at? Gabriel Heinze — underrated as a CB? Fernando Gago, a thorough analysis Nearly a decade of bad midfielders Michel Salgado on his last legs A classic Pepe moment Raul Gonzalez's performance and decline Arjen Robben Rafael Van der Vaart And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon for a ton of exclusive content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Improving Real Madrid and La Liga's global marketing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 47:14

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: How Formula 1 inspired Florentino Perez's European Super League obsession La Liga's terrible marketing  Did the league capitalize on the Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi era? How to monetize followers Barca TV + Estadio Santagio Bernabeu and the metaverse How to get people to watch La Liga more La Liga's drop in viewership The Amazon Prime doc La Liga's obsession with copyright infringements Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, June 27: Describing Raul's greatness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 25:00

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE Today is Raul Gonzalez's 45th birthday, and our chief editor, Kiyan Sobhani, verbalizes how great the Real Madrid legend was. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Isco Tribute Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 71:26

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: Isco's talent What if he was in a different era? What was the issue with his attitude? His peak season(s) His direct link with Gareth Bale Sur experiences watching him live Santiago Solari vs Isco Isco's need for continuity The myth that he was ‘lazy and slow' Isco vs Guti Where does he rank? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, June 24: An excerpt from Kiyan's upcoming book

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 10:41

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE On this episode of the Daily Drop -- a 5-10 minute segment of the Managing Madrid Podcast designed to give you some content on days where we don't have podcasts planned -- Kiyan Sobhani reads an excerpt from his upcoming book. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rüdiger, and the legacy of Pepe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 28:00

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by The Guild. — proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour! On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez discuss: Antonio Rudiger's love for Pepe Was Pepe underrated? Pepe's debut and hilarious quote about Real Madrid's defensive structure His partnership with Fabio Cannavaro Arrigo Sacchi's offside trump The chaos of Real Madrid's defence in general Pepe vs Barca in 2007 Where does Pepe rank? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, June 20th: Would Bellingham be a good signing next season?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 21:13

    LINKS TO BOOK YOUR SPOT TO OUR LAS VEGAS AND SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS HERE: On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani answers questions on the importance of left-footed players, why Real Madrid didn't make a move for Sadio Mane, whether or not Real Madrid should sign Jude Bellingham next season, and more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join the Patreon army for a ton of exclusive content. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Las Blancas Podcast: 2021/22 Season Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 129:43

    On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, Om Arvind, Grant Little, and Yash Thakur review Real Madrid Femenino's 2021/22 season and cover: Our hopes and expectations at the beginning of the season The summer transfer window The most memorable moments from preseason and problems with scheduling The crushing reality of Marta Cardona's injury Beating Manchester City in the Champions League Qualifiers The disastrous start to the league campaign The final straw with David Aznar occurring vs. Alavés Aznar's legacy Lorena Navarro carrying the team at one point in time What happened between the dressing room and Aznar Whether the letter to the board asking for Aznar to be sacked was real Who controlled lineups under Aznar's tenure Aznar's side of the story The true Alberto Toril Effect Initial impressions of Toril What Toril did and didn't change Sofie Svava's signing The pros and cons to Toril's coaching Claudia Zornoza's season Whether the criticism of Møller and Svava is fair The ridiculous 2-0 win over Atlético Madrid Las Blancas stepping up vs. Barcelona in the Champions League Olga pushing us through an arduous final stretch of fixtures Season awards Most memorable moment Most surprising moment Rating the season as a whole The future Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon for more bonus content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Om Arvind (@OmVAsports) Grant Little (@grantlittle09) Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite) Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Greatest Q&A of all time

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 40:28

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Moxy Hotel South Beach, who are proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour. On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani answers questions from Real Madrid fans live on YouTube, Some of the topics encountered: Rodrygo Goes vs Nkunku / Antony / Serge Gnabry; Eden Hazard; favourite music genres; Fernando Redondo; Brazilians in Real Madrid history, the back-up striker position, and a ton more. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@kiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Real Madrid Q&A: Transfers, history, lineups, analytics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 50:26

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Royal Sonesta Washington DC, where you should be booking your stay when you come to the live show we're doing in DC! On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani, on Twitter spaces live, answers questions from Real Madrid fans on the future of analytics, why some parts of Football Twitter can't appreciate Zinedine Zidane the player, and more, including questions like: Will Real Madrid press more in the coming years with a younger midfield? What do we think of Ryan Cherki, Joao Felix, and Yeremi Pino? Did you enjoy this podcast? Join the Real Madrid army for a ton of exclusive bonus content over on: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Gareth Bale Tribute Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 70:17

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: How we felt in when Real Madrid first signed Gareth Bale How he viewed being a footballer, and his love for the game Why Bale was always going to succeed as a Real Madrid player his most underrated traits as a footballer His best season Connection with Cristiano Ronaldo Our favourite memories of him Zinedine Zidane's hand in signing Bale The deterioration of Zidane and Bale's relationship Bale in 2018 — his importance tactically The Wales, golf, Madrid thing Why he should've held a press conference after it happened Kiyan's story about meeting Bale Jonathan Barnett The 2019 China thing Bale's CV And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join the army for a ton of bonus content exclusively on: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Did you enjoy this podcast? Get more exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Why fans are going to love Rudiger

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 57:13

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Royal Sonesta Washington DC, where you should be booking your stay when you come to the live show we're doing in DC! On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez discuss: Antonio Rudiger's best qualities The requirements of a modern day center-back Some surprising stats Rudiger's shooting and speed His improvements under Thomas Tuchel How much more will he be tested at Real Madrid? Pros and cons of Eder Miltao and Rudiger together Pros and cons of David Alaba and Rudiger together Rudiger's on-ball ability  His passes into the final third and his diagonal switch His ball carrying What is Alaba's best position Can Rudiger play rcb? A discussion about how good Ferland Mendy is 3-5-2 — how realistic is it? A discussion on Eden Hazard and why we're skeptical of his 'comeback' And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join the Real Madrid army for a ton of exclusive bonus content over on: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Jose Perez (@jcperez_) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Live from Paris: El día después

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 23:47

    This podcast was recorded in a beautiful outdoor patio in Paris on Sunday evening, where Managing Madrid's Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez reflected on Real Madrid's win over Liverpool, the atmosphere of the stadium and city, the performances of the players, the heroic run to win it and where the 14th ranks in Real Madrid's history, and more, including a long discussion about Carlo Ancelotti's performance this season. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Eduardo Alvarez (@Alvarez) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE FOR THE 14TH TIME!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 101:17

    On this CHAMPIONS LEAGUE WINNING episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Matt Wiltse and Om Arvind discuss: All of the emotions from ye another historic Champions League triumph Vinicius Junior's moment and parallels to a young Raul Vinicius Junior's growth and the moment that encapsulated his season Thibaut Courtois: best GK performance of all time?  Recounting all of TBO's saves  Dani Carvajal's big game and his turn around in form at the tail end of the season Breaking down Real Madrid's game-winning goal The midfield class of Luka Modric and Toni Kroos  Performances of Fede Valverde and Karim Benzema  Performances of Eder Militao and David Alaba  Ageless Modric  Carlo Anceotti recognizing previous mistakes and providing roles for important squad players  UEFA's mismanagement of ticket entry and issues that led to the delay of the game Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Om Arvind (@OmVAarvind) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid 0 - 4 Barcelona; Processing A Bitter Ending To A Complicated Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 56:12

    On this episode of Las Blancas Podcast, Om Arvind and Yash Thakur discuss: Why this game was different from the UWCL quarter-finals 1st leg Whether there was anything Real Madrid could've done differently to alter the outcome The incredible fluidity of Barcelona's midfield Why Madridistas had hope pre-match How Mariona prevented Real Madrid's old defensive strategy from working Why Lyon's player-to-player marking scheme functioned well unlike Madrid's The impact of Oshoala Misa's great saves Aitana doing Engen's job in build-up Why Nahikari replaced Esther at halftime Madrid's puzzling defense on the set-piece for Barça's third goal Claudia Pina's great performance Cardona showing up on a #rossellout Twitter space Toril's justification for not playing Asllani and Cardona Why Madrid should've given Asllani and Cardona a better send-off in their final game Where the club's relationships with these two players broke down Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon for more bonus content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Om Arvind (@OmVAsports) Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite) Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Champions League Final Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 61:52

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, hosted by Kiyan Sobhani, comes in two parts. Part One (Joshua Sexton of the Anfield Wrap) How much better is Liverpool now compared to their 2018 team? Liverpool's European DNA Their latest squad updates and expected XIs And more. Part Two (Ryan O'Hanlon of ESPN) Will Liverpool press from the start, or will they be more conservative? Liverpool's run to the Champions League final Who does an open game benefit more? How do Liverpool react when Real Madrid's 'bench mob' arrives in the second half? Liverpool's bench The difference between Luis Diaz and Roberto Firmino How Liverpool changes if Thiago doesn't play And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get more exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Ryan O'Hanlon (@rwohan) Josh Sexton (@jsexton24) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    PSG, FFP, and closing the chapter on this saga (Mbappe part 2 pod)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 50:47

    On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete discuss: What could Real Madrid have done differently to prevent this from happening? PSG, FFP, and the state of football Gary Lineker's tweet and the easy response to it Why Zinedine Zidane wouldn't coach PSG The Karim Benzema - Kylian Mbappe relationship The transfer names linked to Real Madrid now And more. Did you enjoy this show? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Emergency Mbappe Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 95:20

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Moxy Hotel South Beach, who are proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, Jose Perez, and Siddharth Ramsundar discussed: Kylian Mbappe's 180 turn Spanish press and their reporting on the safa Conspiracy theories Statements from Mbappe's mother Macron and the Emir of Qatar getting involved Has the ship sailed for Mbappe to sign for Real Madrid? Is it a 2+1 deal? Erling Haaland and Mbappe in 3 years What's next and who do we sign? the 3 years of squad building we sacrificed for Mbappe Florentino Perez's reputation right now How connected was Haaland to Mbappe? Discussing these names: Robert Lewandowski, Aurelien Tchouameni, Reece James, Serge Gnabry, Mohamed Salah How our perception of Mbappe has changed now Families as agents And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get more exclusive content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Jose Perez (@jcperez_) Siddharth Ramsundar (@tacticalfouling) Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse10) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Real Betis post-game / Remembering the best of Marcelo

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 40:42

    After the final La Liga match of the season vs Real Betis, the team discussed: Carlo fields a full strength eleven — will it be the same team against Liverpool? Who would we opt for in the Rodrygo vs Valverde debate Militao's performance today and his trajectory this season The Pintus effect on the squad's freshness heading into the final stage of the season Comparing the fitness levels of the current squad vs previous Real Madrid UCL final squads (2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2018-2019) A long and emotional Marcelo send off — remembering the best of the Brazilian: a foundational figure in Madrid's recent title triumphs and a symbol of Madridismo. Remembering Isco and acknowledging his influence over the best Madrid squads Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and its podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4) Om Arvind (@OmVASports) Siddharth Ramsundar (@Tacticalfouling) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Cadiz post-game thoughts; Las Blancas qualify for UWCL; Mumbai Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 226:57

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by The Guild. — proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour! This episode comes in 3 parts. Part 1, Cadiz post-game: Why was Jesus Vallejo playing at right back? Eder Militao's concerning form Rodrygo Goes stuff Fede Valverde's performance Toni Kroos's performance No Victor Chust! Cadiz's defensive shape Karma for Sergio Marco Asensio's performance Eden Hazard's performance off the bench And more. Part 2, Las Blancas (45:25): Barcelona's helping hand Doing it the hard way Back three/back four weirdness Consistent issues breaking down a low block Athenea, Asllani and Maite stepping up Snapshot of Asllani's legacy Captain Babs Toril's conservatism  Intriguing subs Poor second half defending Ivana at right back Villarreal's subs Grant happily eats his words Yash waxes lyrical about Asllani Farewell to Asllani, Babs, and Kaci Part 3, Q&A live in Mumbai (1:40:55) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, May 13

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 18:05

    Welcome to a new segment of the Managing Madrid Podcast called the Daily Drop, a near-daily segment that gives you 5-10 minutes of Real Madrid news / scattered thoughts to keep your pulse on the team. Today's topics: Eden Hazard's return, Mohamed Salah's recent quotes, Sergio Arribas, Karim Benzema's legacy, and a ton more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid for a ton of bonus content Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, May 9th

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 10:19

    Welcome to a new segment of the Managing Madrid Podcast called the Daily Drop, a near-daily segment that gives you 5-10 minutes of Real Madrid news / scattered thoughts to keep your pulse on the team. Today's topics: Erling Haaland going to Manchester City and Kylian Mbappe having lunch in Madrid. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid for a ton of bonus content Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Toronto, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Daily Drop, May 9th

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 9:28

    Welcome to a new segment of the Managing Madrid Podcast called the Daily Drop, a near-daily segment that gives you 5-10 minutes of Real Madrid news / scattered thoughts to keep your pulse on the team. Today's topics: Erling Haaland going to Manchester City and Kylian Mbappe having lunch in Madrid. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid for a ton of bonus content Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid for a ton of bonus content Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Toronto, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Atletico Post-game, May 8

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 81:09

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by The Guild. — proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour! On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss: Carlo Ancelotti's starting XI Andriy Lunin's performance Jesu Vallejo's performance Dealing with Atletico Madrid's press Should it have been a penalty? Luka Jovic's performance Eduardo Camavinga's performance and what he needs to improve on Diego Simeone's tactics Antoine Griezmann Would Griezmann have been a good signing for Real Madrid a couple years ago? * The performances of Rodrygo Goes and Marco Asensio Fede Valverde's shooting Nacho Hernandez's header —how ‘easy' of a chance was it? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join the ever-growing Real Madrid family for more bonus content exclusively over on: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tomorrow's opponent: Atletico Madrid

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 35:01

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Moxy Hotel South Beach, who are proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour. On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Jeremy Beren discuss: What is wrong with Atletico Madrid this season? Atletico's defense issues Jan Oblak's drop in form Reinildo Mandava -- a great pickup Marcos Llorente in 2022 and beyond Antoine Griezmann, the financial liability What will Atletico's starting XI be tomorrow? And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content and be a part of a massive Real Madrid family over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Toronto, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@kiyanSo) Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Preview: Real Madrid vs Manchester City (2nd leg)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 75:23

    This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Moxy Hotel South Beach who are proud sponsors of the Managing Madrid Podcast World Tour. On this episode, Kiyan, Jose, and Sid discuss: What's the biggest difference between the first leg and second leg in terms of preparation? Real Madrid's defensive issues David Alaba's absence Eder Militao's concerning form Reasons for optimism How will Casemiro deal wit the press? How should we approach this defensively? Should we start Rodrygo Goes or Fede Valverde on the RW? Will Pep Guardiola start Zinchenko or Ake at left back? Joao Cancelo vs Vinicius Jr Who will City start in attack? Key matchups What's the key to getting an open game? What LeBron James has taught us about efficiency and demoralizing the opponents And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Join us on Zoom after the game on Wednesday: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Toronto, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Jose Perez (@jcperez_) Siddharth Ramsundar (@tacticalfouling) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid 1-0 Madrid CFF; We're Doing It The Hard Way

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 69:52

    On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, Om Arvind and Grant Little discuss: Thoughts on Maite not starting and why Toril mostly declines to play her in deeper positions Why we should've expected Real Madrid's slow start Olga's clutch stats over the last eight games The fundamental issue with Toril's tactics vs. deep blocks The defensive logic behind Toril's system Madrid's bizarre record against top seven sides compared to teams in the bottom half of the table Our huge drop off in offense vs. last season Lorena Navarro almost completely disappearing from the rotation Madrid CFF shooting themselves in the foot with their build-up strategy Why Svava came off at half Toril's back three bailout plan Ivana's offensive impact as a wide center-back There was no handball visible in the angles available to us, guys Madrid CFF goalkeeper Paola Ulloa liking a tweet saying her team were robbed and the backstory behind the salt Our GOAT #7 Asllani wanting to leave and what her post-game comments mean Where Asllani would even go if she left Madrid Kadeisha Buchanan and Caroline Weir transfer rumors Grant's Weir receipts What needs to happen for us to finish ahead of Atleti Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us for more bonus content over on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid. Book your tickets to these cities on the Managing Madrid Podcast world tour: Mumbai, May Toronto, May Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it's podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Om Arvind (@OmVASports) Grant Little (@grantlittle09) Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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