FIFA World Cup 2014: Felipe Scolari Admits Young Brazil Feeling Pressure

Brazil were nearly eliminated by Chile and coach Felipe Scolari blames the relative youth of his side. Although confident, he says every team including the host side is facing pressure of expectations this FIFA World Cup.

updated: June 30, 2014 20:47 IST
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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was animated during his team's match against Chile in the round of 16. (Image: AP)


Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admits that a lack of experience is hurting Brazil's young squad at the World Cup.

The coach is also blaming the team's struggles, which include a disappointing performance that nearly led to its elimination by Chile in the second round, on the pressure of succeeding in front of the home fans.

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