On this episode of Las Blancas podcast Yash Thakur and Kani Froh discuss Real Madrid’s 4-0 win over Real Betis.
- Line-ups and midfield selection - Zornoza as the deepest midfielder
- How Betis set up; Weir and Maite’s movements between the lines
- The throw-in saga(s); a couple of interesting recoveries by Esther and Ivana from Betis’ throw-ins
- GOAL (34’): Esther puts it away after brilliant work by Feller
- More talk about Feller’s movements and thoughts on the criticisms on Esther
- Athenea gets carded after accidentally elbowing her opponent in 37’
- Betis’ aggressive start to the second half after switching to a 4-3-3
- GOAL (49’): Weir’s finish and Athenea’s work on the goal; all starting from a throw-in
- Betis creating danger in the opening 15 minutes
- Substitution (57’): Teresa and Nahikari in for Maite and Feller
- GOAL (64’): Zornoza finishing off from an opening pass by Esther; Nahikari-Esther dynamic as a “distraction” in this instance
- GOAL (65’): Nahikari’s goal which also started from a throw-in, but ended with Athenea’s dribble and through ball to Nahikari
- Substitution (70’): Møller and Olga in for Esther and Svava
- Substitution (77’): Kenti in for Athenea
- Nahikari’s two chances - losing control from a ball sent by Olga and a volley from Kenti’s cross
- 79’: Weir walks out, Real Madrid left with 10 - What’s wrong?
- Møller’s minutes
- Betis managing a couple of chances + their goal that was ruled out for a foul on Misa in 85’
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Hosts this week:
Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)
Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)