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Scolari: Home advantage will be key

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Foxsports.com119 hits

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari wants his side to utilise home advantage when they take on Gamba Osaka in the AFC Champions League semi-final first leg. The two teams, both fellow former champions, meet at Tianhe Sport Centre on Wednesday, and Scolari wants his charges to be in the pound seats when they head to Japan for the return fixture in three weeks’ time. “Ev...Full Story »

Scolari ready for Guangzhou test

Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 by Foxsports.com71 hits

Scolari takes over the reins at the Chinese champions from the much-loved Fabio Cannavro after putting pen to a two-year contract. Cannavaro had replaced Marcello Lippi earlier this year, and Scolari has now been tasked with replicating the success that Lippi achieved, with the Italian guiding Guangzhou to three Chinese league titles and one Asian Champions League crown. Speaking after being u...Full Story »

Confederation of Brazilian Football confirms Luiz Felipe Scolari departure

Posted Tuesday, July 15, 2014 by skysports.com277 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari: No longer Brazil head coach The Confederation of Brazilian Football has confirmed that Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil head coach. Scolari’s contract ended after the World Cup and he had said that he would let the CBF decide his fate after Brazil were beaten 3-0 by Netherlands on Saturday in the third-place play-off. The Dutch defeat followed Brazil's 7-1...Full Story »

Farewell & good riddance - if Scolari has any pride he will resign

Posted Sunday, July 13, 2014 by Goal.com223 hits

Brazil suffered another embarrassing defeat as they lost 3-0 to Netherlands in the third-place play-off in Brasilia on Saturday and the coach must go after a World Cup nightmare Luiz Felipe Scolari claimed in the aftermath that Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany would not be repeated in 1000 years – but at one stage it felt like they might suffer a similar fate just four d...Full Story »

Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil must restore pride against Netherlands

Posted Saturday, July 12, 2014 by skysports.com290 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes to restore some pride when Brazil take on the Netherlands in Saturday’s World Cup third-place play-off. Luiz Felipe Scolari: Wants to finish on a high Scolari has come in for huge criticism following the embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-finals. He has so far rejected calls to resign and is hoping to finish what has been a rollercoaster ride for th...Full Story »

Brazil vs Netherlands preview - Scolari out to restore pride

Posted Saturday, July 12, 2014 by PA502 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari wants his Brazil players to restore some pride to the nation by ending the World Cup with a victory. Brazil's hopes of winning the World Cup on home soil were dashed in the most brutal fashion on Tuesday when Germany hammered them 7-1 in the semi-finals. A wave of anger towards Scolari and his players followed the humiliation, but the Brazil coach rejected calls for him to ...Full Story »

Neymar's agent rips Phil Scolari with 'six requirements to be Brazil manager' list

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014 by YAHOO Sport375 hits

In the wake of Brazil's 7-1 loss to Germany, there has been plenty of blame to go around, but most of it has fallen on manager Luiz Felipe Scolari. The 65-year-old apologized for the loss in his post-match press conference and described it as the worst day of his professional life. And to make sure the next day wasn't much better, Neymar's agent, Wagner Ribeiro (not to be confused with Fresh Pri...Full Story »

Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari to decide his future after the weekend

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014 by skysports.com183 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari: Brazil boss will decide his future after the World Cup is over Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari will wait until the World Cup third-fourth place play-off before deciding his future. Scolari has been under fire from sections of the Brazilian media following his side's 7-1 hammering by Germany in the semi-final of the competition. The home team capitulated in the opening ...Full Story »

Luiz Felipe Scolari says 7-1 defeat 'worst day of my life'

Posted Wednesday, July 09, 2014 by skysports.com341 hits

A shellshocked Oscar lies on the pitch after their 7-1 defeat to Germany Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil’s “catastrophic” 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final was “the worst day of my life.” The hosts’ dream of reaching the final on home soil was blown away in a scarcely believable first half, which shellshocked Brazil finished 5-0 down - ...Full Story »

Brazil vs Germany preview - Scolari: We're playing for Neymar

Posted Tuesday, July 08, 2014 by PA709 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari is convinced Brazil can beat Germany and make it through to a dream World Cup final despite Neymar's absence. Brazil will take on Germany at the Estadio Mineirao on Tuesday without their best player and leading scorer, who was ruled out of the World Cup after fracturing a verterbra in last week's win over Colombia. An incredible wave of sadness followed the news that Neym...Full Story »

Scolari: 'Neymar couldn't feel his legs'

Posted Monday, July 07, 2014 by ESPN484 hits

Neymar's possible replacement Willian withdrew from Brazil's latest training session in Teresopolis ahead of the World Cup host nation's semi-final against Germany. Luiz Felipe Scolari revealed that Neymar had no feeling in his legs after suffering the injury that ended his participation in the 2014 World Cup. Neymar was kneed in the back by Juan Zuniga during the closes stages of Brazil's 2-1...Full Story »

Scolari hints Willian may replace Neymar in semis.

Posted Monday, July 07, 2014 by YAHOO Sport106 hits

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) -- Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari hinted in training Sunday that midfielder Willian is his first option to replace Neymar in Brazil's World Cup semifinal against Germany. Willian took Neymar's position when Brazil's reserves played against a local under-20 squad at its training camp outside Rio de Janeiro. The regular starters stayed in the gym and didn't practice on t...Full Story »

Brazil vs Colombia preview - Scolari swings back at critics

Posted Friday, July 04, 2014 by PA495 hits

An aggressive Luiz Felipe Scolari came out fighting in Fortaleza, insisting Brazil remain firmly on course for World Cup glory. Brazil go into their World Cup quarter-final against Colombia at the Estadio Castelao on the back of a wave of negativity. Brazil were criticised for some unconvincing play in the group stages and they only scraped through to the last eight after a nail-biting penal...Full Story »

Brazil goes crazy for interview with Scolari lookalike

Posted Monday, June 23, 2014 by hits

AN EXPERIENCED journalist and TV presenter has been left embarrassed after securing an exclusive interview with Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari – only to find out he had actually spoken to a professional lookalike. OOPS: A journalist has been forced to apologise after interviewing a Scolari lookalike and mistaking him for the real thing Mario Sergio Conti could not believe his luck when...Full Story »

Brazil vs Mexico preview - Scolari wary of Mexico threat

Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2014 by PA337 hits

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes Mexico are good enough to cause his side plenty of problems when the two Group A leaders clash in Fortaleza on Tuesday. Both teams won their respective opening fixtures and know that if they can maintain their 100 per cent records they will edge closer to securing places in the knockout stages of the competition. Hosts Brazil kicked off the tournament ...Full Story »

World Cup: Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari backs Croatia penalty decision

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014 by skysports.com204 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari: Brazil boss saw his side defeat Croatia 3-1 Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has hit back at suggestions that the World Cup hosts were favoured by a questionable refereeing decision in their opening victory over Croatia. Scolari’s side had to come back from a goal down after Marcelo put through his own net to triumph 3-1 in front of an expectant nation and a packed s...Full Story »

World Cup: Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari staying with team despite family death

Posted Thursday, June 12, 2014 by skysports.com160 hits

Luiz Felipe Scolari: Staying with the Brazil team despite the death of his nephew Luiz Felipe Scolari has decided to stay with the Brazil team despite the death of his nephew in an accident two days before the World Cup opener. Scolari attended the official FIFA press conference on Wednesday and did not travel to be with his family in southern Brazil, where 48-year-old Tarcisio Joao Schneider ...Full Story »

Brazil manager Scolari's nephew killed in car crash

Posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by AP71 hits

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari was reportedly informed of his nephew's death during Brazil's training session on Tuesday. Tarcisio Joao Schneider was killed in a car crash in Scolari's hometown of Passo Fundo, Brazil. He was 48 years old. Highway police in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul said businessman Tarcisio Joao Schneider, the son of one of Scolari's sisters, died in a cras...Full Story »

Brazil coach Scolari denies tax evasion

Posted Thursday, May 15, 2014 by Foxsports.com135 hits

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has vehemently denied allegations of tax evasion. According to media reports, the Department for Criminal Investigation and Prosecution in Portugal has opened an inquiry into the 65-year-old tactician for suspected tax irregularities. Scolari coached Portugal for five years before joining Chelsea in the summer of 2008.A statement from Scolari read: "I have fi...Full Story »

Brazil World Cup squad easy to pick, says Scolari

Posted Thursday, May 08, 2014 by Goal.com343 hits

There were no major surprises in the 65-year-old's squad and he admitted his job was a far easier one than his selection for the 2002 tournament Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed he found it easy to pick his World Cup 2014 squad after announcing his 23-man selection on Wednesday afternoon. Kaka, Robinho and Lucas Moura are the most high-profile names to miss out, while Atletico Ma...Full Story »

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