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Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid’s Margin For Error Shrinks After Draw vs. Granadilla

Real Madrid need to start finding a way to win in imperfect situations.

Real Madrid Women v Espanyol - Primera Iberdrola Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

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

  • Thoughts on a lineup that initially confused a lot of people
  • Should Caroline Møller Hansen have started?
  • Real Madrid’s lack of depth
  • Granadilla’s tactical approach
  • How big of a factor the pitch really was and whether Madrid need to change their approach on these surfaces
  • Claudia Zornoza’s awful night
  • Why Las Blancas should want more players being called up to their national teams
  • The continuing issue with defensive set-pieces
  • Breaking down the opener
  • Ange Koko’s and Cristina Martin-Prieto’s quality performances
  • Missing Ivana Andrés
  • Where to direct your refereeing criticism in women’s football
  • How much Lorena Navarro and especially Maite Oroz actually impacted the game
  • The effect of moving to a back three vs. the influence of game state
  • The grim look of the table after matchday 3

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)


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