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Las Blancas Podcast: In snowy Vitoria-Gasteiz

Hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita analyze Real Madrid’s win over Deportivo Alavés.

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 1-3 against Deportivo Alavés in matchday 16 of Liga F.

Talking points:

  • Lineups and team selection; benefits of 3-5-2
  • The excitement in the first 14 minutes
  • Madrid’s aggressive defensive line
  • Weir scores in 14’; the quality she brings
  • Teresa’s incredible through pass; the best use of her abilities and the importance of the line breaking ability
  • Alavés showing an interesting corner routine in 26’ which will turn out to be a warning later on
  • Maite scores in 44’ from a similar pattern of play like in the first goal
  • Halftime substitution: Svava replaces Olga
  • Early scare by Alavés; Misa scrambles a shot
  • A couple of interesting moment from both sides; Nahikari’s header attempt and Garazi’s brilliant turn to create danger
  • Esther starts and finishes the action to give Madrid a 0-3 lead in 61’
  • Substitution in 65’: Toletti and Lucía’s crucial minutes to replace Athenea and Weir
  • Alavés score from corner at 79’ - same-ol’ same-ol’
  • Møller in for Esther; the strikers’ performance - what happens when Nahikari and Esther are together
  • Toletti hits the post in the last minute; Florentino replaces Ivana in added time
  • Copa de la Reina update

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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