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Brazil rode a wave of emotion, patriotism and prayer to reach the World Cup semifinals but Tuesday was the day when the weight of expectation caught up with them.Former German goalkeeper Oliver Kahn also believed Brazil's downfall was due to the weight of expectation of 200 million fans who demanded that on home soil their team would win the World Cup a record sixth time.Asked about Neymar's absence and the emotional state of his players going into the match, Scolari said: "Let's not try to find an excuse in Neymar, or emotions.Throughout the tournament, the Brazilian players entered the pitch with hands on each others' shoulders, praying, crossing themselves and sometimes crying with emotion.
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