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Las Blancas Podcast: The Fight Back Begins

Hosts Om Arvind & Grant Little break down Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad v Real Madrid - Primera Iberdrola Photo by Gari Garaialde/Getty Images

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

  • The weird history of Real Madrid-Real Sociedad matches
  • Surprises in the eleven
  • The way the early goal affected the rest of the game
  • La Real’s awful broadcast
  • Sofie Svava impressing defensively again
  • Real Sociedad’s offensive tactics and why they didn’t work
  • Madrid’s issues vs. the press
  • Why Maite wasn’t very involved
  • Svava as a set-piece taker
  • Asllani’s immediate impact
  • Possible mistakes: Cardona coming off and shifting Maite to the left
  • Arroyo swinging momentum with her subs
  • The poor defending on Real Sociedad’s goal
  • Whether Ivana’s level has dropped this season
  • How Toril uses certain players differently to Aznar
  • Real Sociedad’s final gambit
  • Toril correcting some errors by bringing on Olga and Athenea
  • How the table looks now and Madrid’s path back to the Champions League
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)


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