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Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid 2-0 UDG Tenerife; Destiny Is Back In Our Hands

Breaking down a massive victory in the race for Champions League qualification.


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

  • Their fatalistic predictions in late 2021
  • Why Kaci and Asllani were missing
  • Maite’s absence from the starting eleven in the two most important games of the season
  • How UDG Tenerife set up tactically
  • Madridistas not respecting Granadilla enough coming into this one
  • Where Granadilla went wrong defensively
  • Who Nahikari is as a striker
  • This game (theoretically) being the perfect environment for Nahikari
  • Ivana at right center-back agenda!!!
  • Møller’s struggles on the right flank
  • Esther as a false winger being an intriguing solution
  • The weird ways in which Esther’s tendencies hurt and help her scalability
  • Real Madrid’s best XI
  • Maite’s impressive impact off the bench and our best ball-playing midfield
  • Teresa Abelleira’s POTM performance
  • Tere’s instincts in the press
  • Making it over halfway through the month from hell

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVASports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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