Felipao pleased with near-perfect Brazil

Selecao coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says only minor improvements need to be made before the World Cup and that they will be address in training sessions
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says there are very few areas in which his side can still improve ahead of World Cup 2014.

The Selecao were in fine form as they beat South Africa 5-0 in the Gillette Brasil Global Tour friendly at Soccer City on Wednesday.

And Felipao believes only minor changes are necessary in the 99 days until the tournament kicks off.

“Normally, any coach would say that every area of the team needs improving, because we always want to improve everywhere,” Scolari told a press conference on Wednesday.

“But we were very happy with what we saw today. There are only some small things to address now and they will be worked on in training.”

“I was very happy with what I saw,” he continued.

“There were a lot of times when the players were all working for the team, not just for themselves. It is only then that the special players can take advantage as the guys who work hard make spaces for them.”

The ‘Professor’ also spoke generously of Bafana Bafana, insisting they were better than the result will suggest.

“The score doesn’t tell the whole story of the game,” he said.

“South Africa played very well, they moved the ball very well, too. It’s a surprise to me that they are not at the world cup, looking at the way they played tonight.”

“The difference between the two teams was just that we have some very special players.”

Wednesday evening's match was Brazil's last before Scolari announces his final 23-man World Cup squad on May 7.