Brazil Coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari

Nationa team coach’s responsibities were handed to Scolari, who previously won world cup back in 2002 and he has already won FIFA Confederaions Cup 2013 since taking over from Dunga. He is hugely successfull who has also managed Chelsea a few years back.

Brazil Starting Lineup squad World Cup 2014Possible Starting XI Of Brazil:

on the right side is the expected starting XI or should we say is the prefered lineup for scolari. Its basicly a 4-3-3 formation which Brazil was using ever before Scolari took over, he made it even better with some quality players and Neymar coming in from the left side.

Key Players: Neymar & Thiago Silva

Brazil’s wonder boy Neymar is the key to Brazils chances and he has already shown what he is made off on international stage last year with a great performances in confed cup. While Thiago Silva is the back bone of Brazil defense, he is widely regarded as the best defender.

Formation & Tactics:

Brazil like to play with 4-3-3 formation, with Fred playing as centre forward while Neymar and Hulk coming in from left and right respectively. Neymar also swap position with Fred from time to time while a three man midfield is the key to retain the ball. Dani Alvez from the right back position bomb forward in typical Brazil style.

Brazil 2014 World Cup Schedule:

  1. Croatia (12 June)
  2. Mexico (17 June)
  3. Cameroon (23 June)

Brazil Possible 23 Man World Cup Squad

Final squad will be announced before 13 May 2014 and Scolari has already stated that Ronaldinho won’t be picked for World Cup 2014.

1 Júlio César QPR GK
2 Victor Atlético Mineiro GK
3 Jefferson Botafogo GK
4 Daniel Alves FC Barcelona Defender
5 Maicon AS ROma Defender
6 Thiago Silva PSG Defender
7 David Luiz Chelsea Defender
8 Marcelo Real Madrid Defender
9 Dante Bayern Munich Defender
10 Maxwell PSG Defender
11 Ramires Chelsea Midfielder
12 Oscar Chelsea Midfielder
13 Paulinho Tottenham Midfielder
14 Hernanes  Lazio Midfielder
15 Lucas Leiva Liverpool Midfielder
16 Luiz Gustavo VfL Wolfsburg Midfielder
17 Bernard Shakhtar Donetsk Midfielder
18 Willian Chelsea Midfielder
19 Robinho AC Milan Midfielder
20 Neymar FC Barcelona Forward
21 Hulk FC Zenit Forward
22 Fred Fluminense Forward
23 Jo Atlético Mineiro Forward

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