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The official home for audio programming from Managing Madrid, SB Nation's community for fans of Real Madrid.

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Episodes

Ferland Mendy, Paul Pogba, PSG drama; Real Madrid 3 - 1 Manchester United, 2003

6/17/2019
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This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts. Part 1 (Kiyan Sobhani, Jonathan Johnson): - Zinedine Zidane's effort on signing Ferland Mendy - Mendy being a late-bloomer - How he does in big games - The latest with Tanguy Ndombele - Nasser Al Khelaifi, controversial quotes - Paul Pogba update - And more. Part 2 (Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, on Real Madrid vs Manchester United in 2003) - How dominant Real Madrid were against Manchester United in the first leg - The...

Duration:01:25:49

Real Madrid 4 - 0 Real Zaragoza, Copa del Rey 05 / 06

6/6/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: - The 2005 - 2006 season - How Real Madrid lost the first leg against Real Zaragoza in the Copa del Rey 6 - 1. - Why the team's situation was worse then than it is now - The post-peak Galactico's - David Beckham's unparalleled crossing - An assessment of Robinho - Zinedine Zidane on his last legs - Signings in the summer of '06 - Robinho's debut vs Cadiz - Jonathan Woodgate's legacy - All the...

Duration:00:44:22

Kay Murray, Ray Hudson

6/1/2019
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This Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts. Part One (Kay Murray, Kiyan Sobhani) - Some of Real Madrid's dark years before 2010 - Fabio Cannavaro's goodbye - Ramon Calderon's resignation - David Beckham kisses - Skipping training and missing a Roberto Carlos injury - The Riazor curse - Marcelo as a teenager - Kay's nightmare visit to the Benito Villamarin - David Beckham sold, but recalled - Beckham's legacy - Tamudazo - Iker Casillas kicking balls at Kay - Real Madrid vs...

Duration:01:10:07

The mood at the Bernabeu

5/23/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss: - The exodus at Atletico Madrid - The atmosphere at the Bernabeu since March - Contract renewals for Real's core - First signings, and the status of Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic - Frankfurt's demands - Rodri Hernandez's release clause - Why Atletico should go for Mauro Icardi - Who replaces Antoine Griezmann? - The future of Atletico's defense - And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Please...

Duration:00:48:44

Mailbag: Squad upgrades, schemes next season, Castilla playoffs, Zidane's telling quotes

5/18/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss: - La Liga's wonky scheduling - Pros and cons of getting Vinicius Jr in the Segunda B playoffs - Cristiano Ronaldo's legacy if he doesn't win a Champions League with Juventus - What Juventus should do in the off-season - Real Madrid and Barcelona's policy with regards to coaching appointments - Zinedine Zidane's quotes about quitting if he doesn't have control over squad building - The arguments for...

Duration:01:29:49

The lack of a sporting director

5/10/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez discuss: - What it means to let Zinedine Zidane build his own Real Madrid - Is he still going to get that freedom? Why the feeling has changed - Certain journalists in Madrid on Florentino's strings - The fate of certain players depending on the manager - Who should actually make the decisions on signings? - Missing a Jorge Valdano figure - How much power should the coach actually have? - Raul...

Duration:00:46:41

Villarreal Post-game

5/5/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discuss: - What to take away from these final games - The performances of Marcelo, Jesus Vallejo, and Toni Kroos - Villarreal's awful performance and tactical shape, for context - Brahim Diaz assessment, and how Zinedine Zidane views him - What to do with Marco Asensio - The misuse of Mariano Diaz - Paul Pogba's wage - Sergio Ramos as a potential coach - Wan Bissaka - And more Did you enjoy this podcast?...

Duration:00:48:39

Hazard's fit at Real Madrid, what's next for Kovacic, and more with Alex Goldberg

5/3/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Alex Goldberg discuss: - The links between Chelsea and Real Madrid - Mateo Kovacic assessment, and how it's changed since the beginning of the season - His weaknesses and best role - The competition with Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek - His relationship with Jorginho - Luka Jovic, and what he brings to the table for Real Madrid if he signs - What makes Eden Hazard so special - How Vinicius Jr and Hazard can...

Duration:00:58:04

Live in San Francisco: A passionate discussion on Florentino Perez, and the direction of the team

4/28/2019
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This is a special episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, as we record our first ever episode in front of a live audience. Kiyan Sobhani is joined by Christian Paredes and Kenneth Jamora to have an intimate conversation with Peña members and Patrons on the direction of the team, and Florentino Perez's presidency. Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid

Duration:00:47:15

Alan Smith, Former Arsenal Player and Current Commentator; Plus: Sam Sharpe and Kristofer McCormack

4/25/2019
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This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts: Part One, Kiyan Sobhani and Alan Smith: - Paul Pogba to Real Madrid rumours -- his mentality, how he would potentially fit, etc - The closes player comp in modern football to Alan - Alan's strike partnership with Gary Lineker - His phone call from Sir Alex Ferguson in 1987 - Separating fandom from commentary - The art of FIFA commentating - What it's like working with Martin Tyler - His most famous FIFA line - What's...

Duration:02:07:29

Bilbao Post-game

4/21/2019
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Reminder: LIVE Managing Madrid Podcast happening in San Francisco on April 28th! On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Gabe Lezra discuss: - Real Madrid standouts against Athletic Bilbao - Jesus Vallejo's performance - Real Madrid's center-backs next season - The difference between the first and second halves - Marco Asensio's best position - The accurate long balls and impressive cross-field switching from Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, and Raphael...

Duration:00:44:47

Leganes Post-game, Asensio, Surrounding Team Noise

4/15/2019
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Purchase Managing Madrid swag here: https://teespring.com/stores/managingmadridswag On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: - A very long end to the season - Where to find solace - Zinedine Zidane's pre-game comments about Marcos Llorente - Nervousness about who Zidane chooses for next season - Marcelo and Isco's performances, and place next season - Mariano and Sergio Reguilon situations - Where the team's poison lies - In defense of...

Duration:00:51:43

Reclaiming Domestic Dominance

4/9/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez discuss: - Ed's article on ending Barcelona's domestic dominance - Real Madrid's priorities - Common traits in the seasons Real Madrid do well in La Liga - How can Zinedine Zidane turn the team around - Raul Gonzalez and Xabi Alonso getting promoted in the youth ranks - Paul Pogba's fit - The goalkeeping situation next season - And more Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through...

Duration:00:44:30

Mike Goodman on Analytics, Real Madrid Stats, Tactics

4/5/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Mike Goodman discuss: - xG and xGA among the top 4 leagues, and what they can tell us - La Liga's low attacking numbers - Premier League's strength - The money distribution in La Liga - Depth of the Premier League - Which stat is football lacking? - OPPDA stat - Examples of bad stats taken out of context - The efficiency of crossing, and particularly in the context of Zidane's tactics - Cristiano Ronaldo and Mario...

Duration:01:01:18

Huesca Post-game

3/31/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Brendan Powers discuss: - Zidane's line-up - Luca Zidane's performance - Nacho's performance (and season, and future) - An assessment of Brahim Diaz - Alvaro Odriozola's performance - Was Gareth Bale really that bad? - Marcos Llorente's return - Zidane's press - How to adjust tactically when losing 'height' after Ronaldo's departure - Mariano Diaz's situation - What Eden Hazard's role would be with...

Duration:01:04:52

All Things Castilla

3/27/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Sam Sharpe discuss: - Revisiting the Santiago Solari stint - The Best players in Castilla currently - An update on Aleix Febas, Alvaro Tejero, and Luismi Quezada - Pedro Ruiz, the striker compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Why some of the team's best players aren't playing regularly - Brahim Diaz - Sergio Lopez situation - Cristo Gonzalez's next stop - The next Castilla coach - An update on Raul Gonzalez and Xabi...

Duration:01:06:24

Zidane's Return Party

3/17/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: - Real Madrid's win over Celta and all it's wrinkles - Contextualizing the match -- sample size, opponent -- while discussing the encouraging signs - Zidane's line-up selection - The performances of Gareth Bale and Marco Asensio on the flanks - The crosses compared to the season average this season, both home and away, and why Zidane likes to rely on them (and explaining a crossing scheme in general,...

Duration:00:57:15

Eder Militao Scouting Report

3/15/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Tiago Estêvão discuss: - The sample size for Eder Militao's strong play - His best position - Is his versatility overstated? - His play since Pepe's arrival - His mindset and off-field distractions - How would he cope with more defensive tests? - Player comps, and parallels to Sergio Ramos - And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid

Duration:00:30:31

Valladolid Post-game

3/11/2019
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss: - A strange start to the match in Valladolid - Real Madrid's problems in the first half hour of the game - Lack of coverage on the flanks - The mental state of the team during Valladolid's goal - Real Madrid's turning point: Varane's goal - Alvaro Odriozola's performance - Marco Asensio's performance - When to sack Santiago Solari - And more Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting...

Duration:00:33:49

Sid Lowe, Immediate Reaction from the Bernabeu

3/5/2019
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Quick bonus podcast for you all. We'll record a more thorough podcast for our Patrons tonight.

Duration:00:18:31