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Las Blancas Podcast: How To Close The Gap Between Barcelona & Real Madrid

Hosts Om Arvind, Yash Thakur, and Kani Froh analyze the most heated Clásico in Femenino history.

Real Madrid v FC Barcelona - Liga F Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Om Arvind, Yash Thakur, and Kani Froh discuss Real Madrid’s 4-0 loss to Barcelona.

Talking points:

  • 0:40: Big podcast announcement
  • 5:05: Who should’ve started and who shouldn’t have
  • 14:50: Why Ivana isn’t being selected
  • 17:40: How Barcelona won the game in the opening minutes
  • 22:15: Why our possession work matters for our defense vs. Barça
  • 24:30: Why the Champions League Clásico in the Di Stéfano was different from this one
  • 26:15: How Barcelona adapted their press to suffocate Real Madrid
  • 30:55: Barcelona’s special press on goal kicks
  • 40:15: Critiquing Madrid’s defending on the first two goals
  • 46:15: How Las Blancas set up on corners
  • 53:05: Dissecting Barcelona’s third goal
  • 57:45: The case for Nahikari as a free-kick taker
  • 1:03:55: Misa’s unreal performance
  • 1:14:30: Misa’s strengths and weaknesses and her overall impact as a keeper
  • 1:18:55: How much great box defense actually matters
  • 1:30:00: Analyzing the fourth goal
  • 1:22:15: The “Vilda quédate” chants from the crowd
  • 1:30:00: The new ugliness introduced to this Clásico
  • 1:32:25: Paños showing the middle finger to Madridistas
  • 1:37:35: How Real Madrid can surpass Barcelona

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kani Froh (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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