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Las Blancas Podcast: Bench mob saves Real Madrid’s performance vs. Villarreal

Hosts Kani & Yash analyze Real Madrid’s 4-0 win over Villarreal.

Real Madrid v Sevilla FC - Liga F Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kani Froh discuss:

  • Real Madrid’s lineup selection ahead of El Clásico
  • Real Madrid’s sluggish start to the game
  • The Right back conundrum
  • Real Madrid’s sloppy possession play in the first half
  • Issues with set-piece defending
  • Effective short corner routines
  • The switch to a back 3 system and was it really necessary?
  • Lack of offensive support with a narrow front 3 after formation switch
  • Impact of the substitutions
  • Weir’s impact with micro actions
  • A case for Rocio in the team and her marked improvement in performances
  • Teresa’s importance to the team on and off-the-ball
  • Caroline Møller’s performance in a central role
  • Nahikari’s revival this season
  • Ainoa’s performances for Villarreal

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita Froh (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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