Managing the Madrid Podcast: Manchester City preview; Rude thoughts

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This episode comes in two parts.

Part One: Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez present the Manchester City game and discuss the signing of Antonio Rudiger

  • How should Real Madrid approach this game defensively?
  • What would City’s backline be without Stones / Cancelo / Walker?
  • Gabriel Jesus
  • Key matches
  • Raheem Sterling vs Dani Carvajal
  • Midfield Battle
  • Arrest Kevin de Bruyne
  • Explaining Toni Kroos’ struggles right now
  • The tactical approach of both teams
  • The importance of Eder Militao
  • The importance of the crowd on the Real Madrid bench and energy levels
  • Why Rudiger is a good recruit
  • Debunking the argument that Rudiger is a “systems actor”
  • Should David Alaba replace Ferland Mendy at LB?
  • And more.

Part Two (56:13): Kiyan Sobhani and Siddharth Ramsundar discuss Benzema’s longevity

  • Why Karim Benzema is incredible and unrivaled
  • His diet and training regimen
  • How Athletes Extend Their Careers
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Jose Perez (@jcperez_)

Siddharth Ramsundar (@tacticalfouling)

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