Scolari: Boos not a problem for Brazil

The Selecao coach says he does not care that some fans in Sao Paulo jeered his players, revealing that he is more concerned with deciding upon his starting line-up for Croatia
Luiz Felipe Scolari shrugged off the boos that Brazil endured during Friday's friendly win over Serbia, arguing that his players were "ready" for such treatment.

The Selecao struggled to break down their opponents in Sao Paulo until Fred broke the deadlock in the 58th minute with a fine finish.

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The crowd were audibly frustrated by the hosts' disjointed performance in their final World Cup warm-up clash but Scolari was unperturbed.

“It’s a normal thing," the Brazil boss told reporters. "They happened in Goiania and other places.

"It wasn’t a problem for any of my players. They are ready for this.

"But after the final whistle, I would say 65 of the 67,000 fans that were there were satisfied.

"We had to thank them, because they were patient with us and we expect the same kind of support when we face Croatia [in their tournament opener next week].”

Scolari insisted that he was more concerned by the selection dilemmas thrown up by his side's friendly games in recent weeks.

“Willian, Bernard or Fernandinho - I only have good problems," he enthused.

"I have options, so if I have trouble, I can use any of these players, and others, for a good performance.

"I can’t speak about this or that player, but if I have to use any of them, I know that they could easily perform even better than the ones that are playing."