Soccer-Confederations final important growth tool for 2014 – Scolari (Reuters)

By Andrew Downie BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil June 26 (Reuters) – Making the final of the Confederations Cup following a tense 2-1 win over Uruguay on Wednesday signalled to Brazil’s fickle fans that their team could go on and succeed at next year’s World Cup on home soil, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said. “We achieved our goal of getting past the first stage, getting to the final and give the players a sense of unity and the fans an idea that we have a good team that can get to the final of the World Cup,” Scolari said after Paulinho’s late header propelled them to the final. …

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