Soccer-Brazil scrap their way to 3-0 win over France (Reuters)

(writes through, adds quotes) * Brazil beat France for first time in 21 years * World Cup hosts score three times in second half PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, June 9 (Reuters) – Brazil scrapped their way to a flattering 3-0 friendly win over France on Sunday in an ugly, disjointed match against opponents who are even worse off than themselves. Second-half goals from Oscar, Hernanes and Lucas gave the under-fire Confederations Cup hosts a timely pre-tournament tonic in the city where coach Luiz Felipe Scolari built his reputation. …

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