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World Cup 2010: Robinho Sees Wide Play As Brazil's Key Against Chile

World Cup 2010: Robinho Sees Wide Play As Brazil's Key Against Chile

The Manchester City forward believes Marcelo Bielsa's team can be dispatched with pace and by spreading the ball wide.

Brazil star Robinho has told team-mates how they can overcome surprise packages Chile - hit Marcelo Bielsa's team with pace and quality wide play.

Robinho, currently on loan at Santos from Manchester City, looked forward to today's clash against the Roja, who have impressed on their way to the knockout stage with a positive mentality and quality attacking play.

But the pacy forward told reporters on Monday that it would be down the flanks where the Scratch could overcome their South American rivals.

"Our team needs to be rapid. The more speed we arrive with, the harder it is for the marker," Robinho predicted at a press conference.

"We have to play like this all the time. We also must use both sides of the pitch. Only like this will we have more chances to find the net."

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