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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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Holland 2-1 Brazil: poor defending from set-plays costs Dunga

July 2, 2010
Holland 2-1 Brazil: poor defending from set-plays costs Dunga

Brazil are out. A dominant first half, a shocking second half – Holland took advantage of their defensive mistakes to record a famous victory.
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Holland v Brazil: tactical preview

July 1, 2010
Holland v Brazil: tactical preview

These two have been widely dismissed as being the most negative, defensive teams their respective countries have ever produced – and yet this is still considered a glamour tie.
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Brazil 3-0 Chile: Dunga prevails over Bielsa in the tactical contest of the tournament

June 29, 2010
Brazil 3-0 Chile: Dunga prevails over Bielsa in the tactical contest of the tournament

A fascinating game of two vastly different styles – with one clear winner.
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World Cup second round preview (part two)

June 28, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part two)

ZM’s tactical preview of the second half of the World Cup second round ties, being played on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th of June.
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