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Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid Put Up A Much Better Fight In Round 2 vs. PSG

Hosts Om Arvind and Grant Little break down Real Madrid Femenino’s 2-0 loss to PSG in the UEFA Women’s Champions League.

Real Madrid v Paris Saint-Germain: Group B - UEFA Women’s Champions League Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas Podcast, hosts Om Arvind and Grant Little discuss:

  • What prompted Real Madrid to open the Di Stéfano stadium to the general public
  • Story time with Om
  • Differences between press conferences with the men’s and women’s teams
  • David Aznar living up to his pre-match words
  • Trying to predict the formation beforehand
  • What the formation actually was
  • The pros to Aznar’s tactics
  • The cons to Aznar’s tactics
  • The impact of the fans
  • Maite Oroz’s incredible performance on the ball
  • Claudia Zornoza’s noteworthy contributions
  • This PSG not being the same team we faced last time out
  • The trend with away teams in the Champions League
  • Madrid’s key defensive change
  • The impact of the loss vs. Lyon on PSG
  • Set-pieces, set-pieces, set-pieces
  • Whether Athenea del Castillo should’ve come on earlier
  • Why PSG got better in the second half
  • Poor Lucía Rodríguez
  • Aznar throwing in the towel after Las Blancas went down 2-0
  • Ivana Andrés playing at left center-back in a back four
  • Sakina Karchaoui turning up the heat
  • Misa’s performance
  • Olga Carmona’s insane level of defensive activity
  • Match stats
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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