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Las Blancas Podcast: 2021/22 Season Review

How it all collapsed under David Aznar and how Real Madrid saved their season under Alberto Toril.

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - Copa de la Reina Semifinal Photo by Jon Imanol Reino/NurPhoto via Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, Om Arvind, Grant Little, and Yash Thakur review Real Madrid Femenino’s 2021/22 season and cover:

  • Our hopes and expectations at the beginning of the season
  • The summer transfer window
  • The most memorable moments from preseason and problems with scheduling
  • The crushing reality of Marta Cardona’s injury
  • Beating Manchester City in the Champions League Qualifiers
  • The disastrous start to the league campaign
  • The final straw with David Aznar occurring vs. Alavés
  • Aznar’s legacy
  • Lorena Navarro carrying the team at one point in time
  • What happened between the dressing room and Aznar
  • Whether the letter to the board asking for Aznar to be sacked was real
  • Who controlled lineups under Aznar’s tenure
  • Aznar’s side of the story
  • The true Alberto Toril Effect
  • Initial impressions of Toril
  • What Toril did and didn’t change
  • Sofie Svava’s signing
  • The pros and cons to Toril’s coaching
  • Claudia Zornoza’s season
  • Whether the criticism of Møller and Svava is fair
  • The ridiculous 2-0 win over Atlético Madrid
  • Las Blancas stepping up vs. Barcelona in the Champions League
  • Olga pushing us through an arduous final stretch of fixtures
  • Season awards
  • Most memorable moment
  • Most surprising moment
  • Rating the season as a whole
  • The future

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)