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Las Blancas Podcast: Real Madrid 1-0 Madrid CFF; We’re Doing It The Hard Way

Tactical issues; Olga’s clutch gene; handball controversy; Asllani’s comments; transfer rumors; & more.


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

  • Thoughts on Maite not starting and why Toril mostly declines to play her in deeper positions
  • Why we should’ve expected Real Madrid’s slow start
  • Olga’s clutch stats over the last eight games
  • The fundamental issue with Toril’s tactics vs. deep blocks
  • The defensive logic behind Toril’s system
  • Madrid’s bizarre record against top seven sides compared to teams in the bottom half of the table
  • Our huge drop off in offense vs. last season
  • Lorena Navarro almost completely disappearing from the rotation
  • Madrid CFF shooting themselves in the foot with their build-up strategy
  • Why Svava came off at half
  • Toril’s back three bailout plan
  • Ivana’s offensive impact as a wide center-back
  • There was no handball visible in the angles available to us, guys
  • Madrid CFF goalkeeper Paola Ulloa liking a tweet saying her team were robbed and the backstory behind the salt
  • Our GOAT #7
  • Asllani wanting to leave and what her post-game comments mean
  • Where Asllani would even go if she left Madrid
  • Kadeisha Buchanan and Caroline Weir transfer rumors
  • Grant’s Weir receipts
  • What needs to happen for us to finish ahead of Atleti

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVASports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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