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Las Blancas Podcast: Aznar’s Half-Time Adjustment Does The Trick vs. Rayo

Om Arvind and Grant Little break down Real Madrid Femenino’s win over Rayo Vallecano

Real Madrid Women v Rayo Vallecano Women - Primera Femenina Iberdrola Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

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

  • Why Rayo’s players protested for 30 seconds at the start of the match (more info: here and here)
  • How Rayo created defensive overloaded in every key zone
  • Real Madrid’s tactical issues in the first half
  • Things not happening for Nahikari García
  • The Esther-Nahikari tandem getting better
  • David Aznar’s adjustment that changed the game in our favor
  • The build up to the goal
  • Whether Aznar should’ve made subs a lot earlier
  • Teresa Abelleira as the pivot in possession
  • Madrid almost throwing the result away
  • Ivana Andrés not being suited to the left side of defense
  • Olga Carmona’s impact
  • Caroline Møller Hansen’s impressive versatility
  • The need for reasonable patience
  • The different animal that is PSG

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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