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Las Blancas Podcast: European adventure begins

Hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita analyze the game between Real Madrid and Valerenga in the UWCL qualifiers.

Real Madrid v Valerenga: UEFA Women’s Champions League, Round 2 Photo by Maria Jimenez - Real Madrid/Real Madrid via Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Valerenga in the first leg of their UWCL qualifiers.

Talking points:

  • Lineup changes from Toril and what is our preferred lineup
  • Valerenga’s 5-4-1 approach away from home
  • Center-back partnership and the problems with Rocio-Sousa duo
  • Why is Ivana not playing?
  • Linda Caicedo’s brilliant game and how she is on a different level
  • Toletti’s dynamism throughout the game
  • Maite or Zornoza for the #10 role?
  • Feller’s impact and problems gelling with the team in second half
  • Is a back three our plan B?
  • Misa’s performance and problems in the game
  • Rogic’s performance against Real Madrid Femenino
  • Thea Bjelde in midfield for the Norwegian side
  • Is this approach sustainable in the long term?

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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