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Mano Menezes' new-look Brazil have not played attractive or winning football.
Dunga's successor has ushered in a new era of Brazilian football, striving to revive the country's samba style and jojo bonito. After two matches in the Copa America group stage, Menezes' young team has struggled going forward.
Brazil's two goals of the tournament came from quick snapshots, not incisive and creative passing.
In the game against Paraguay, the attacking trio of Neymar, Ganso and Jadson were unable to dictate play and keep possession in the final third. Brazil were largely outplayed by Paraguay in their 2-2 draw.
Although Brazil have one of the most talented teams in Argentina, the young squad lacks composure and experience. The Brazilians have the quality to keep possession and break down defenses with intricate one and two-touch football. However, they have yet to find their passing rhythm and attacking tempo.
Menezes is giving the young group valuable international experience, but Brazil's poor performances have revealed the need to balance youth with veteran experience.
Real Madrid's Ricardo Kaka could have been an asset to the national team. Still only 29 years of age, the playmaker could feature in the 2014 World Cup. Brazil would benefit from Kaka's contributions on and off the pitch. The Madrid midfielder could provide that calming presence in the final third, and act as a mentor towards young stars like Ganso, Lucas, Neymar and Jadson.
Menezes needs to find the right mixture as the Seleção look to progress in the Copa America and prepare for the World Cup.