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Las Blancas Podcast: A lesson in using the substitutions

Hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s defeat to Barcelona in Liga F.

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - Liga F Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images

On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s 0-1 loss against Barcelona in the Liga F.

Talking points:

  • Toril’s lineup choices and selection of wingers
  • Maite and Linda Caicedo vs Olga and Athenea as wingers
  • Control with the wingers
  • Early pressing triggers and high turnovers
  • Lack of a runner in behind in the attack
  • Esther’s movements
  • Need for Naomie Feller in the second half alongside Esther
  • How Barcelona’s substitutions changed the game
  • Athenea’s battle against Rolfo
  • Refereeing decision and need for improvement
  • Defensive performance from the backline
  • In-game management a let down again
  • Sandie Toletti’s excellent performance
  • Levante catching up in the league
  • Poor run of results and a need for change

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Hosts this week:

Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)

Kanita (@KaniFroh)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)

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