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Colchonero Chat 79: Victory in Vigo

Jeremy Beren is joined by Rob Walker to dissect what can be dissected about Atlético’s win at Celta.

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Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where he analyzes Atlético Madrid’s unconvincing yet important 1-0 win over Celta Vigo. Rob and Jeremy Beren debate the merits of unsatisfying wins and discuss Jan Oblak’s heroics in keeping the clean sheet. They also discuss whether Kévin Gameiro should be handed a starting role in the near future and make sense of Diego Simeone’s substitutions — including Nico Gaitán — by digging deep on some underlying numbers.

Jeremy and Rob also banter about the weekend’s results, Atlético’s unbeaten runs, Gabi’s impending contract renewal and Elche in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

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