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Managing Madrid Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid Femenino 1 - 2 Levante UD

Om Arvind and Grant Little go over a tough loss between two top contenders.

Real Madrid v Levante - Primera Iberdrola Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

  • The current state of the race for the UEFA Women’s Champions League spots
  • The injuries that affected both starting lineups
  • The chaos and frenetic pace of the opening 20 minutes
  • Analyzing Levante’s press
  • How Real Madrid Femenino regained control of the half
  • Levante’s struggles against Madrid’s high press
  • The inefficiencies in Las Blancas’ possession circuit
  • The high-risk high-reward style of Levante’s build-up
  • The importance of Madrid’s press in creating the opening goal
  • Was Marta Cardona’s spinning backheel pass intentional?
  • The irony of Levante’s equalizer
  • Could Claudia Florentino have done better to stop Esther González from scoring?
  • Whether Esther is the best striker in Spain or not
  • The reasons behind Madrid’s inability to control the second half
  • Thoughts on David Aznar taking Maite Oroz and Teresa Abelleira off for Kosovare Asllani and Thaisa
  • Breaking down the critical mistakes Real Madrid made on the goal in the 93rd minute
  • Marta Corredera’s Jekyll and Hyde performance
  • Sofia Jakobsson’s up and down form
  • Real Madrid TV’s disastrous coverage of the game
  • And much more

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@las_blancas)