Brazil Media Criticize AFA for Postponing Qualifier

  • ESPN FC, Friday, November 13, 2015 7:31 PM

The Brazilian media has criticized the one-day postponement of the Selecao's World Cup qualifier clash in Argentina due to heavy rains, accusing the hosts of being "scared" to face Dunga's team. For example, Brazilian daily Lance! ran a cover that said: "Tell me what you feel? Fear!" Another Brazil media site, UOL Esporte, also questioned the Argentine soccer federation (AFA) decision, saying that "matches have been played under worse conditions at the Monumental [stadium]," pointing to the Oct. 13 FIFA date in Quito, in which Ecuador beat Bolivia 2-0 under intense rain.

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