Isco is Still Conducive to the Team’s Offense


On this bonus, Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Gabe Lezra discussed:

– Apoel Nicosia’s horrific defense

– The notion that the team plays better without Isco

– The importance of building rhythm in the ‘relaxed’ immediate schedule after the Madrid derby

– Some of the unforced giveaways to start the match in Cyprus


– Champions League group standings, and looking ahead to the UCL draw

– The form of Grizzy, Benz, Suarez, and Ronaldo; as well as the improvement of La Liga (domestically, anyway)

– Florentino Perez / Zinedine Zidane / policies / youth continuity

– Dani Ceballos and Lucas Vazquez

– Benzema’s form

– Kepa!

– And a ton more.