Milan v Benfica ICC, Madrid Derby and Ben Hayward
In this episode, Joe and Rob open with a quick chat on the Milan/Benfica ICC match that they both attended on Sunday, combined with the Madrid Derby (2:25). We also announce that this is the last live show we’ll do as we transition to a more traditional podcast, however, leave the door open to live shows in the future (4:10). Rob then gives us a great trivia question regarding stadium capacities as we get set to kick off the 2019/2020 European season (6:20). We then welcome in Ben Hayward from London Evening Standard to talk La Liga as they get set to kick off the 2019/2020 season (14:10). In Opening Thoughts, we discuss the the Madrid Derby from Friday night as Atletico paste a 7-3 result on Real Madrid (40:50). We continue our discussion of the transfer window, focusing on James, Bale, Pogba, Dybala, Lukaku, and Nicolas Pepe (44:00). We close with a host of matches to look out for this week (55:00), as well as the trivia answer and a preview to next week’s show (57:15).