Palmeiras has parted company with former Chelsea, Brazil and Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, the club has announced.
Palmeiras took the decision following the side's 3-1 defeat to
A statement on the club's website read: "After a meeting on Thursday afternoon between the president, director of football and technical committee of Palmeiras, it was mutually decided to terminate the contract between the coach
The 63-year-old Scolari, who won the 2002 World Cup with
Argentina's Tigre edged out Paraguay giant Olimpia 2-1 in the Copa Libertadores round of 16 first leg while Palmeiras and Tijuana drew 0-0 in Mexico.