January 15, 2013
Neymar and Brazil hope to adjust quickly under new coach Phil Scolari before the World Cup.
Carlos M. Saavedra/SI

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will return to Chelsea in March when the 2014 World Cup host plays Russia in a friendly at Stamford Bridge.

Scolari, who was fired by Chelsea after eight months in 2009, took charge of Brazil for a second time last year.

"Going to London is a great joy,'' Scolari said. "It will be an opportunity to thank the Chelsea's fans for the affection and the great interaction I had with them.''

The match on March 25 in west London will be Russia coach Fabio Capello's first match in England since leaving the national team job in February 2012.

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