On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Om Arvind, Matt Wiltse, and Eduardo Alvarez discuss:
– Why Chelsea are a different beast from Liverpool and Atalanta
– Chelsea’s press
– Did our predictions come true?
– Real Madrid’s disjointed press
– Our physical state
– How does this rank among all-time ‘uncomfortable’ Real Madrid knockout ties?
– Chelsea’s depth
– Casemiro’s mistakes
– Luka Modric’s performance
– Marcelo’s performance
– Thomas Tuchel’s tactics and post-game explanations
– Om Arvind’s explanation on how Chelsea exploited Real Madrid’s defensive line
– What would’ve been the solution?
– Strengths and weaknesses of Eder Militao and Nacho
– Breaking down several bad defensive sequences
– A socio’s perspective of the European Super League
– Revisiting Jose Mourinho’s “por que” speech
– Breaking down Christian Pulisic’s goal
– How good is Rudiger?
– Real Madrid’s problems during build-up
– Karim Benzema’s performance
– Breaking down his goal
– Our danger from set-pieces
– Is Benzema’s celebration?
– 2nd half adjustments
– Possession splits in each half
– Zinedine Zidane’s subs
– What was the point of the Rodrygo Goes sub?
– Can Eden Hazard and Vinicius Jr co-exist?
– Thomas Tuchel’s subs
– Dani Carvajal’s performance
– Are we still in the title race?
– How do Real Madrid players perceive Florentino Perez now?
– 2nd-leg adjustments
– Where does this rank among Benzema’s best goals?
– Rotations this weekend
– And more.
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Hosts this week:
Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)
Eduardo Alvarez (@Alvarez)