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Las Blancas Podcast: A failed El Clasico experiment

Hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita analyze Real Madrid’s semi-final loss against Barcelona in Supercopa.

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - Semi Final Super Copa de España Femenina Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 3-1 loss to Barcelona in the Supercopa España Femenina.

Talking points:

  • Lineup selection and change in formation by Toril
  • Opening 20 minutes and Barcelona’s territorial domination
  • Las Blancas’ disjointed press from the front
  • Feller’s usage as the target up front and duel with Paredes
  • Claudia Pina’s goal
  • Freja’s unforced errors and cons in possession
  • Geyse’s duels with our entire backline and her performance
  • Wonderful Weir and her amazing GOLAZO from freekick
  • Irene Paredes red card and change in formation from Barcelona
  • Feisty atmosphere in the El Clásico
  • Toril reverting to 4-2-3-1 with Esther and Maite subs
  • Geyse’s pressing and physical prowess in duels
  • Barcelona’s crazy squad depth
  • Ivana at right-back over Lucía and her performance
  • ‘Eat what you kill’ moment
  • Mariona penalty and Bronze’s antics
  • Incredible performance from Aitana and Bronze
  • Barcelona’s third goal from a turnover inside the box

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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