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Quotes: Brazil-Korea Republic

(FIFA.com)
Vadao, head coach of Brazil
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*Vadao, Brazil coach
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We put in a good performance. There’s always a bit of tension in the first match, but we controlled it well and we showed good balance. The win gives us a bit of breathing space, and the draw in the Spain-Costa Rica game means that we’re clear at the top of the group. We made a few mistakes that we’ll need to work on, but overall I'm pretty satisfied.

*Yoon Dukyeo, Korea Republic coach
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We gave it our best shot and we’re disappointed with the defeat, but Brazil played very well. They’re a skilful, powerful team. My players did well from a physical point of view, but we made mistakes and conceded two goals. There are various aspects that we need to improve on, but I’m mostly concerned by the damage that the defeat might have done to our morale – we’ll need to recover quickly so that we can meet the challenges ahead.