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Las Blancas Podcast: And then there were 8!

Hosts Yash Thakur & Kanita analyze what Real Madrid’s 6-0 win over Albacete in Copa de la Reina

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On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 0-6 win over Albacete.

Talking points:

  • Lineups and selection thoughts - lots of rotations
  • Albacete’s set-up and general mood of the match up until the first goal; How Maite elevates the team’s overall play
  • 32’: (0-1) goal by Nahikari in a pinball action
  • 45’: (0-2) header goal by Rocío, assisted by Nahikari
  • Nahikari’s performance, what Nahikari does differently than Esther for the team and this game being the perfect example of it
  • HT substitution: Zornoza, Camacho <-> Freja, Møller. Another 45 minutes for Carla
  • About Møller’s 45-minute feature, her best suited role
  • Carla Bautista’s second yellow at the start of the 2nd half for a tackle on Olga and how it ruined all of Albacete’s plans
  • 64’: (0-3) Nahikari wins a penalty and shoots, but that’s only the start of the drama
  • Substitution (69’): Weir, Partido <-> Maite, Athenea. Was Weir really needed here?
  • 78’: (0-4) brace by Rocío centered perfectly by Weir
  • Substitution (79’): Svava <-> Olga
  • 82’: (0-5) goal by Zornoza, brilliant play Weir-Nahikari-Weir-Zornoza
  • 86’: (0-6) Paula Partido gets her second goal for the first team, Weir bags a hattrick of assists in 17 minutes
  • Partido’s performance; from the goal to her crosses and connection with the midfield
  • Copa de la Reina drama revolving Barcelona’s possible disqualification and Real Madrid’s chances for the first official trophy

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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