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Las Blancas Podcast: Madrid is gray

Hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s goalless draw against city rivals.

Atletico de Madrid v Real Madrid - Liga F Photo by Alberto Gardin/NurPhoto via Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita analyze Real Madrid’s 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid.

Talking points:

  • Line-ups and player selection - Linda starts for the first time.
  • Ludmila giving Real Madrid trouble, her injury update and the toll it took on Atletico’s game.
  • Atletico’s domination in the first 45 minutes.
  • Another forced change - Marta Cardona’s injury and the end of Atletico’s pace.
  • What didn’t work? Long balls, crosses, and more
  • Silver linings: Linda Caicedo shining in her first start, Olga’s defensive play, Toletti and Weir’s progression.
  • Linda’s chance creation and her connection with the squad
  • What could’ve worked? Squad management, earlier substitutions
  • The substitutions - Feller, Maite and Svava.
  • Was there a need for an earlier introduction of Svava?
  • Factors that went into this performance
  • Overall stats of the match - all is gray.

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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