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Las Blancas Podcast: Weir’s World

Hosts Yash Thakur & Kanita analyze Real Madrid’s emphatic win over Valencia

Real Madrid CF v Real Sociedad - Liga F 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 dominant performance against Valencia and Caroline Weir’s hattrick.

Talking points:

  • Lineup selection and Toril sticking with the same XI
  • Valencia’s dominance in the opening quarter
  • Valencia’s usage of the goalkeeper in the buildup
  • Narrow off-the-ball shape for Valencia
  • Toletti’s resurgence in form and two-way threat
  • Weir’s movements in and around the box
  • Wide combination play between Kenti, Athenea and Toletti
  • Valencia’s equalizer and difficult finish from Carro
  • Kenti’s first goal in Liga F this season and her overall performance
  • Zornoza’s role as the wide playmaker and her synergy with Olga
  • Weir’s first senior hattrick and her influence for Madrid since the signing
  • Toril’s game management
  • Tere’s ability to win possession and kickstart attacks
  • Valencia’s sustained threat throughout the game
  • Standout youngsters from Valencia and why they are a fun but not as effective side at times
  • Schedule ahead for Las Blancas

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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