Luiz Felipe Scolari (Supplied)
Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed he will discuss his future with
the Brazil Football Confederation after Saturday's 2014 World Cup
third-place play-off against the Netherlands.
The host nation saw their tournament ended in devastating fashion as
they crashed to a 7-1 defeat against Germany in the semi-finals on
Tuesday, marking the South American's biggest defeat in their
The Samba Kings will, however, get the chance to salvage a modicum of
respect when they face the Dutch for bronze in Brasilia this weekend,
although it could prove Scolari's last game in charge of the team, with
the CBF set to act swiftly in its assessment of this week's implosion.
Scolari said: "We (Brazil's coaching staff) have a deal with the CBF
until the game on Saturday and after that, probably, we will have a
conversation to sort some things out."
Looking back over Brazil's performance against the Germans, the coach
said: "We had a disaster in six minutes but it happened. Let’s work for
"If I could explain what happened in those six minutes, I would answer but I do not know.
"The crash was also the coaching staff, the fans, it was overall, no
one understood, and the team from Germany, which is good, took the
"I cannot explain, I will not justify. An error occurred and this error was fatal.
"We can lose by one or two but we lost in a way that we had never done before in the history of Brazilian football.
"But the tournament was not all bad. We (just) had a bad defeat."