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Las Blancas Podcast: A point gained amidst a dismal display

Hosts Yash Thakur & Kanita analyze the rights and wrongs for Real Madrid against Chelsea

Real Madrid CF v Chelsea FC Women: Group A - UEFA Women’s Champions League Photo by Miguel Angel Acero/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

Talking points:

  • Curveball in the lineup by Toril
  • Chelsea starting off on the front foot
  • Slow death of the first half
  • Real Madrid’s great pressing game
  • Breakdown of the pressing sequence on the goal
  • Esther’s work in pressing and Weir’s anticipation
  • The duel between Magda Eriksson and Athenea del Castillo
  • Sloppy overall play from both teams
  • Second half substitutions from Chelsea
  • Penalty incident in the 57th minute
  • Ivana’s performance as RB and playing players out of position
  • Las Blancas’ lack of penetration into Chelsea’s box
  • Feller’s off-ball work-rate
  • Maite’s influence on the game with her passing
  • Clutch saves from both goalkeepers to keep the game level
  • Top moments from the game
  • The curious case of Nahikari
  • Situation in the group following the draw
  • Rumors surrounding Kenti’s future

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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