Soccer–Scolari pleased with Brazil form for Portugal friendly (Reuters)

Sept 9 (Reuters) – Brazil have recovered their Confederations Cup-winning form in time for Tuesday’s friendly against Portugal in Boston, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said. The 2014 World Cup hosts, despite being depleted by injuries, bounced back from a poor 1-0 defeat by Switzerland last month to romp to a 6-0 win over Australia in Brasilia on Saturday. “The 6-0 was marvellous. We played at a very good rhythm, it didn’t look like a friendly, the team performed as in the Confederations Cup,” Scolari was quoted as saying on the Brazilian Football Confederation’s website (www.cbf.com.br). …

You must be logged in to post a comment Login