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Las Blancas Podcast: Athenea Torches Rosenborg (Again)

Hosts Om Arvind & Yash Thakur analyze Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Rosenborg in the UWCL.

Real Madrid v Rosenborg BK - UEFA Womens Champions League Second Qualifying Round Second Leg Photo by Alvaro Medranda/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Om Arvind and Yash Thakur discuss:

  • Weir as a false right winger again
  • Rosenborg’s smart tactical adjustments
  • The performances of Rosenborg wingers Hansen and Jøsendal
  • Real Madrid’s poor decision-making in the first half
  • Why Madrid struggled to slow the game down
  • Whether our midfield actually has a ‘controller’ profile
  • The good and bad of Athenea and Weir swapping sides
  • How well Maite and Weir operated together
  • Maite’s tactical mentality
  • How Teresa Abelleira changed the game
  • Las Blancas possibly making a historically-important improvement in their possession game
  • The better performer over the two legs: Weir or Athenea
  • Athenea looking like she’s making the leap to the next level
  • Lucía finding her Real Sociedad form
  • How Madrid’s offense might get better without any blockbuster signings
  • A listener question: can others catch Barcelona this season?
  • Why no Real Madrid player was in the email to the RFEF

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Hosts this week:

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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