This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.
Part One (Las Blancas post-game with Grant Little and Om Arvind)
- The current state of the quest to qualify for the UEFA Women’s Champions League
- Thoughts on Real Madrid Femenino’s and Atlético Madrid’s lineups
- Some kinks with Real’s high press
- Olga Carmona being sent off
- Ludmila’s game-changing ability as an athlete
- Why Atléti seemed to struggle more against ten players
- Was Maite Oroz the right player to take off?
- Debating Maite’s and Teresa Abelleira’s defensive abilities vs. Aurélie Kaci’s and Thaisa’s
- Why keeping Jessica Martínez on was the right decision
- Should Laia Alexandri have gotten a direct red for her foul on Jessica?
- The tactical issues with Atlético Madrid’s left-hand side
- The impact of José Luis Sánchez Vera’s half-time subs
- Jessica’s warrior-like display
- Breaking down the winning goal
- Sofia Jakobsson’s brilliant finish
- Praising Marta Corredera
- Ivana Andrés’ and Claudio Florentino’s performances
- Deyna Castellano’s second yellow and her rough past couple of weeks
- Did David Aznar have any other choice but to replace the injured Claudia with striker Lorena Navarro?
- The team’s togetherness and spirit
- Real Madrid Femenino are inspiring young girls everywhere
Part Two — 1:16:00 — (Atalanta 2nd leg preview with Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez)
- How different will Atalanta look in the 2nd leg?
- What’s going on Josep Ilicic?
- Ilicic vs Zapata
- Revisiting Atalanta’s loss to Inter Milan
- What are Real Madrid’s options without Casemiro?
- What’s the best one out of those options?
- Key matchups
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)
Grant Little (@grantlittle09)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Jose Perez (@jcperez_)