Tite Praises Brazil’s Fighting Spirit against Super Eagles


Brazil coach, Tite says he’s happy with response of his side in the second half of their International friendly clash with Nigeria at the National Stadium in Singapore.

The Selecao fought back from a goal down to rescue against the Africans, but they are now without win in the last four matches since winning the Copa America in July.


Tite admitted that he’s side are hurt with another draw, but he’s  happy with the general performance in the second half of the game.


“The result was insufficient. In terms of results, the Brazilian team always wants to win and seeks to win. But especially in the second half, we had a great performance.


“We had ball possession and creativity. It’s no use having possession of the ball without creating, but we did. It was not effective to score.


“I know I have the pressure of the result, but you can only make unfriendly preparatory games if you let the field speak. For example, Lodi played a lot. Played a lot. So we had the possibility of having a more aggressive player on the sides and having one more in the team players’ hall.


Brazil are now four matches without a win, but they will try to change all that , when clash with Argentina on the 15th and South Korea on the 19th in friendly matches.


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