Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) is chief editor of SB Nation blog Managing Madrid and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins the program for an in-depth discussion of Saturday’s Madrid Derby, where fourth-place Atlético Madrid host third-place Real Madrid. Kiyan and Into the Calderón site manager Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren) analyze Real’s inconsistency and whether there are true concerns surrounding the form of Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo. They also break down the impact of Gareth Bale’s latest injury and how Zinedine Zidane can replace him, in addition to how Koke’s return from injury can boost Atlético.
The guys also take your questions, talk about the latest transfer scuttlebutt and predict the respective lineups and scoreline for this very interesting derbi.