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Managing Madrid Podcast: Castilla and Real Madrid Femenino Grab Their First Wins Of The Season

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The Castilla Corner and Las Blancas crew discuss landmark wins

Real Madrid Femenino V Rayo Vallecano Femenino - Liga Iberdrola Photo by Oscar J. Barroso / Europa Press Sports via Getty Images

This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.

Part One (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe and Ruben Skjerping)

  • Where to watch Castilla this season
  • Hugo Duro and Miguel Gutiérrez’ goals
  • Raúl’s surprising lineup
  • Castilla’s away curse
  • Ramón playing left back and getting sent off
  • Hugo Duro’s influence
  • Breakthrough for Víctor Chust?
  • The battle for the goalkeeper spot

Part Two — 54:53 — (Las Blancas with Om Arvind and Grant Little)

  • Why this was Rayo’s first game of the season
  • The disallowed goals
  • Real Madrid TV calling Real Madrid Femenino “RM Castilla”
  • Thoughts on the starting lineup
  • Opinions on Marta Corredera playing out of position at left back
  • The Corredera-Cardona connection vs. the Vinícius-Marcelo connection
  • Marta Cardona’s sparkling performance
  • Maite Oroz’s player of the match candidacy
  • The problems with Aurélie Kaci’s extremely aggressive positioning
  • Why we’re still not maximizing Kosovare Asllani well enough
  • Discussing some slight defensive frailties vs. Rayo
  • The mental lapse on the conceded goal
  • Sofia Jakobsson’s style of dribbling
  • Kenti Robles being an offensive genius
  • Jessica Martínez’s underrated value
  • The substitutes’ performances
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)

Om Arvind (@OmVASports)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

Castilla Corner (@CastillaCorner)