Scotland x Brazil: why Mano Menezes has to keep his nerve – and faith in the country’s youth

March 25, 2011 at 14:31 3 comments

Brazil may be in for a testing time when they face Scotland at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium on Sunday. After recent poor results, coach Mano Menezes could be feeling a bit jittery when his team take to the pitch against a backdrop of the massed ranks of the Tartan Army.

Until now Menezes has enjoyed popular support. The coach got off to an excellent start versus the USA in August last year, and wins over Iran and Ukraine followed. Brazil then lost 1-0 to tougher opponents Argentina and France. Defeat to the Scots and the ripples of discontent will start to grow.

Menezes, though, should take heart … Read the rest of the article on FourFourTwo’s site

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Daniel  |  March 26, 2011 at 15:44

    Cant wait to see neymar, hope he starts!

    Reply
  • 2. siibaway in ghana  |  March 27, 2011 at 07:50

    it is good mano uses the youngsters cos they are the future samba boys .i wish mano calls dinho.

    Reply
  • 3. robdog  |  March 27, 2011 at 23:23

    How come Dentinho doesn’t get a call??? The kid is straight class.

    Reply

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