Portugal to use Scolari's Brazil tactics

February 11, 2003
LISBON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - New Portugal coach Luis Felipe Scolari said on Tuesday he would use a friendly against Italy to test tactics he used to bring Brazil a fifth World Cup title last year.

Scolari said he would deploy a 3-4-3 layout -- two wingers and a striker, four midfielders and three central defenders -- in Wednesday's friendly in Genoa.

He told a news conference his players had responded well to the scheme in the two practices he oversaw this week, his first as ...

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