Brazil legend Rivelino slams 'unstylish' Selecao

The World Cup-winner believes the current side is back to square one in its construction and claims supporter patience is wearing thin with the "crazy" displays
Brazil legend Rivelino has blasted Luiz Felipe Scolari's side in the wake of their 2-2 draw with Chile.

A lacklustre display from the Selecao saw them held by Jorge Sampaoli's side in front of a restless home crowd, and the World Cup-winner believes the fans' patience with the "crazy" displays has reached its limit.

"Unfortunately, Brazil looked like a bunch of players running everywhere, without direction. It was crazy," the 67-year-old told Gazeta Esportiva.

"They showed will, but ran too much, and were doing it all wrong. Today, more than ever, the collective is very important. There's no place for the outstanding player [to win a match alone] anymore. If the Selecao lacks a style, then it gets complicated.

"So far, I don't know what the starting XI is, how they will play, or which tactics will be used. The Brazilian supporters' trust has reached its limit.

"What we want is a style. There's no obligation to win every match, but they have to show quality football. We want them to be ready, playing and giving it all when things go bad. If they lose, but keep fighting, we will acknowledge that.

"Right now, we're practically at square one."