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40: Real Madrid own the Champions League throne

It was a memorable final for a number of reasons and the cold hard facts are that Real Madrid are once again Champions League victors and that no one can match their 13 European Cups. A 3-1 win over Liverpool did the job in Kiev and MARCA English’s Eye on LaLiga podcast review every key incident with Marc Mayo and David Schiavone. It is the final show of the season so a big thank you to everyone who has listened to the show in 2017/18 and we hope to join you again after the summer!


39: Who dares bet against Real Madrid in the Champions League?

Real Madrid’s meeting with Liverpool in the Champions League final is the clash of two heavyweight attacking sides that fans were dreaming of, and MARCA English’s official podcast is here to analyse where the game will be won and lost. Will the Reds’ inexperience deny them the trophy? Can Los Blancos rectify their porous defence on the night? Will Zinedine Zidane’s awe inspiring winning power get his side over the line once again? Previewing all that and more are Marc Mayo and Euan McTear...


38: Where LaLiga was won and lost in 2017/18

It has been a rather unique LaLiga campaign; a near-complete unbeaten run, a ponderous title defence, a selection of overachieving minnows, and a drab final day. Putting it all together and wrapping it in a neat bow are Marc Mayo and Euan McTear, reviewing the 2017/18 season for MARCA English’s official podcast, focusing on where the title was won and lost over the last nine months. The guys also select their unsung heroes team of the season and glance towards how next year may unfold.


37: Barcelona invincible no more

A lively game on the east coast saw Barcelona’s dreams of an unbeaten LaLiga season crumble to dust and Eye on LaLiga is here to understand exactly what went wrong with the Catalans so close to an unprecedented achievement. Marc Mayo and Jason Pettigrove analyse what this means for this Barcelona side’s legacy and more in this week’s show, also touching base with Real Madrid and their selection dilemma ahead of the Champions League final. In focus is the Europa League final ahead of...


36: A Clasico of fire and fury

It was the 'decaffeinated' Clasico that packed more punch than most nail biting end of season finales can dream of. Real Madrid grabbed a 2-2 draw against ten man Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Sunday and Eye on LaLiga is here to recap the action with Marc Mayo and Euan McTear. Controversies, injuries, genuine moments of skill and more controversies, all is discussed in this week’s show.


35: Bayern and Barcelona stand between Real Madrid and bragging rights

Just as Barcelona effectively ended their season with confirmation of the LaLiga title, Real Madrid’s knocks up another notch with the Champions League semi-final second leg. Bayern Munich stand between Los Blancos and a trip to Kiev, with the game previewed by Marc Mayo and Euan McTear in MARCA English’s official podcast, Eye on LaLiga. Of course, Barcelona’s sealing win over Deportivo La Coruna is also analysed ahead of El Clasico next Sunday, and the guys also put the league’s coaching...


34: A perfect goodbye and a Real test against Bayern

Whatever you make of Andres Iniesta, the way he bowed out of Spanish football with a flawless performance in the Copa del Rey final has to be considered one of the best ways for him to sign off ahead of a proposed move to China. It seems inevitable that the Barcelona playmaker is to leave and MARCA English’s official podcast Eye on LaLiga discussed the Blaugrana’s 5-0 demolition of Sevilla at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Also on the agenda for Marc Mayo and Jason Pettigrove are the...


33: Barcelona break the record as big battles brew beneath

Valencia didn’t make it easy but Barcelona managed to roll over onto a LaLiga record 39 games unbeaten on Saturday and MARCA English’s Eye on LaLiga podcast ponders just how far the Catalans can take their run in this week’s show. The future of Andres Iniesta, an unpredictable Copa del Rey final, and Real Madrid’s Champions League exploits are also discussed by Marc Mayo and Jason Pettigrove. With plenty still to fight for in the race for second and the Europa League qualification places,...


32: Madrid derby puts emphasis on European glory

A startling number of gaps are appearing across LaLiga at this stage of the season with the fights for the title, Champions League spots and relegation all pretty much done and dusted. But, never fear, MARCA English’s Eye on LaLiga podcast has plenty to discuss and Marc Mayo is joined by Euan McTear to run the rule over the Madrid derby, Pichichi race and a sudden guard of honour controversy. In focus at the end of the show is the Europa League quarter-final return legs and how Atletico...


31: Domestic drama sets Spanish trio up for Champions League dogfight

Lionel Messi’s sudden appearance aside, it was a rather quiet weekend of LaLiga action ahead of a huge set of Champions League fixtures. Going over Barcelona’s stunning comeback at Sevilla, MARCA English’s official podcast Eye on LaLiga details wins for Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid with Marc Mayo joined by Sam Leveridge on the show. In focus this week are the Champions League quarter-finals as Tuesday and Wednesday see Juventus, Roma and Bayern Munich take on the Spanish trio left in...


30: Barcelona in title cruise control

The race for the LaLiga title has struggled to be an event all year and now it is surely all about the fight for second, between Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia. A late loss for Atleti at bogey team Villarreal is first on the agenda for this episode of MARCA English’s official podcast, Eye on LaLiga, with Marc Mayo joined by Euan McTear. They contemplate what that means for Barcelona with attention also on Andres Iniesta’s future, before a review of the Champions League...


29: Welcome back to the Cristiano Ronaldo show

Sometimes you just have to hold your hands up and praise the best and Cristiano Ronaldo is certainly up there when it comes to goalscoring form at this stage of the season. MARCA English’s official podcast reconvenes with Sam Leveridge and Euan McTear joining Marc Mayo to analyse Real Madrid’s win over Eibar and just how dependent on Ronaldo they are, and whether he can catch Lionel Messi in the Pichichi race. Barcelona also won over the weekend and Ousmane Dembele’s role in that and...


28: Barcelona hit LaLiga bullseye as Real Madrid target Champions League

Lionel Messi’s sheer accuracy was the hot topic of discussion in MARCA English’s official podcast this week as Eye on LaLiga summarised the key points from Barcelona’s win over Atletico Madrid. Marc Mayo and Jason Pettigrove debate whether the title race is truly over and also how Los Rojiblancos set up at the Camp Nou, with Diego Simeone drawing much criticism. In addition, Real Madrid’s trip to Paris Saint-Germain is previewed with predictions incoming on whether the Ligue 1 holders can...


27: Eye on LaLiga: The great Premier League question

Sevilla? A bottom six club? That was the theory put forward in some corners ahead of their clash with Manchester United and it has Eye on LaLiga pondering the wider debate at hand. Which is stronger, LaLiga or the Premier League? Marc Mayo and debutant Sam Leveridge run through each of the 20 places across the two divisions to tally up whether the Spanish or English top-flights can claim supremacy in this edition of the official MARCA English podcast. That is, of course, after the key...


26: Eye on LaLiga: Serious Barcelona leave the fun to Real Madrid

LaLiga’s top two were left to grind out typically hard wins on the weekend as the title race edges towards a potentially exciting climax, leaving Real Madrid to indulge in an eight-goal thriller at Real Betis. Marc Mayo and Euan McTear pick up the pieces of the weekend’s action, as well as the key midweek games, in this week’s Eye on LaLiga, MARCA English’s official podcast. Key Champions League ties are also on the agenda for Real and Barcelona with the Europa League round of 32 deciders...


25: Eye on LaLiga: Which Real Madrid will show up against PSG?

We’ve been here before, watching this Real Madrid team dismantle an opponent only to fall foul of a sudden drop in performance levels the next time out. They cannot afford to do so when Paris Saint-Germain come to town on Wednesday night, Zinedine Zidane’s men must follow up their 5-2 beating of Real Sociedad with a similar display and whether or not that will be the case is central to Eye on LaLiga this week. Marc Mayo and Euan McTear predict their most likely outcomes for the Champions...


24: Eye on LaLiga: Blood and Thunder

LaLiga witnessed a physically and emotionally charged weekend to kick off February as Espanyol held Barcelona in the Catalan derby before Atletico Madrid edged past Valencia in Sunday’s premier tie. While the Blaugrana will be satisfied with a point, Marc Mayo and Jason Pettigrove discuss how the torrential conditions played a part at RCDE Stadium along with the big furore surrounding Gerard Pique. MARCA English’s official podcast then ponders exactly how Real Madrid continue to mess up...


23: Eye on LaLiga: Real Madrid cover the cracks

It turns out that Real Madrid’s first-team are actually still pretty decent at winning big games and that’s exactly what MARCA English’s official podcast get stuck into this week, following Los Blancos’ 4-1 win at Valencia. Marc Mayo is joined by Euan McTear to discuss why Real were so good at Estadio Mestalla and how well Zinedine Zidane has done at covering up the cracks in his side’s season. And it had been some time since a juicy refereeing controversy had come along with Barcelona’s...


22: Eye on LaLiga: A turning point for Real Madrid… but is Zidane’s fate sealed?

Talk of Zinedine Zidane making his way through the Real Madrid exit door at the end of the season is too big a story to ignore for MARCA English’s official podcast this week as Marc Mayo is joined by Jason Pettigrove. With Los Blancos putting seven past Deportivo La Coruna, the guys discuss whether this can be a significant turning point for the defending champions and whether their coach will be around next season. And of course there is Barcelona’s clinical dispatching of Real Betis to...


21: Eye on LaLiga: Real Madrid in race for fourth place

Perhaps the Copa del Rey is the ideal competition for Real Madrid right now, or perhaps it will only provide more misery as tricky Leganes await LaLiga’s fourth placed side. Mind you, that position in the table is coming under threat as MARCA English’s official podcast ponder whether Los Blancos can keep hold of their Champions League spot for next season, and who might be best placed to challenge them. Marc Mayo is in the host’s chair as usual with Euan McTear joining him to talk the title...