SAO PAULO -- Luiz Felipe Scolari is resigning as Gremio's coach after a poor start in the Brazilian league.
The club said on Tuesday that Scolari asked to leave because he was unable to improve the team. Gremio opened with a 3-3 home draw against recently promoted Ponte Preta and then lost 2-0 at Coritiba.
Before the Brazilian league started, Gremio struggled in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship, losing the final to rival Internacional.
Gremio president Romildo Bolzan said Scolari "did a...