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Las Blancas Podcast: April 2021 International Break Recap; Marta Cardona Lights It Up vs. Kenti Robles & Sweden Go Toe-To-Toe With The USWNT

Asllani, Jakobsson, Kenti, Cardona, Corredera, Ivana, Teresa, and Misa all get playing time; Olga assists on her debut.

Spain V Mexico - Women Friendly Football Photo by Joaquin Corchero / Europa Press Sports via Getty Images

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

  • Sweden’s history as a tough opponent for the USWNT
  • Kosovare Asllani’s surprisingly good performance in a double pivot vs. the United States
  • Sofia Jakobsson’s admirable defensive work-rate
  • Criticizing the Americans’ display
  • Did the US equalize off of a legit penalty?
  • Spain’s dominance over the Netherlands
  • The Barcelona conspiracy to prevent Marta Cardona from getting assists
  • Does Spain have finishing issues?
  • Rapid recap of Poland-Sweden
  • Spain and Mexico’s heavy rotations
  • Ivana Andrés’ and Laia Alexandri’s weird positional swapping at the back
  • Going over Kenti Robles’, Teresa Abelleira’s, Marta Corredera’s, and Misa’s contributions
  • Cardona’s immediate impact and golazo
  • Olga Carmona’s debut assist
  • Looking forward to Real Madrid Femenino’s return to action

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)