Football: I'd rather play Spain than Chile in last 16, says Scolari
Published on Dec 10, 2013 6:19 AM
SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari would rather play Spain or the Netherlands if the hosts make the last 16 of the World Cup than South American rivals Chile.
Chile are "a pain" to play against because their system is in direct contrast to Brazil's, Mr Scolari said on TV Globo's Esporte Espetacular program.
"I hope Chile don't qualify."
"I'd rather play any of the others. They're a pain to play against. They're well organised, they're intelligent, they have a good side. It's better to play against a European team," he added.
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