Posts Tagged ‘ brazil ’

Brazil 0-0 Venezuela: Brazil fail to impress

July 4, 2011
Brazil 0-0 Venezuela: Brazil fail to impress

Mano Menezes’ first competitive game as Brazil manager ended with a poor 0-0 draw against a resilient Venezuela side.
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Posted in Copa America 2011 | 48 Comments »

Santos 2-1 Peñarol: greater attacking variety gives Santos the Copa Libertadores

June 25, 2011
Santos 2-1 Peñarol: greater attacking variety gives Santos the Copa Libertadores

After a goalless first leg, goals from Neymar and Danilo gave Santos their first Copa Libertadores for nearly 50 years.
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Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

March 29, 2011
Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

Whereas his predecessor Dunga had a very consistent, specific shape in his latter days as Brazil manager, Mano Menezes has switched between systems. He started off with a 4-2-1-3 against the USA, then moved to a 4-4-2 against France recently.
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Posted in Internationals | 64 Comments »

Argentina 1-0 Brazil: Messi with superb winner

November 18, 2010
Argentina 1-0 Brazil: Messi with superb winner

This game started well, faded in the second half, before being won with a brilliant Lionel Messi goal.
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Menezes’ Brazil start with impressive victory

August 11, 2010
Menezes’ Brazil start with impressive victory

One suspects that getting the Brazilian public onside with good attacking football was Mano Menezes’ first priority as Brazil manager, with a result in his opening game second on the list. With a 2-0 win over the US, he managed to achieve both.
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