The left-back burst forward into the box late in the second half and looked set to open up a clear chance for his side when he went down amidst a tangle with Raul Jimenez, but despite protests from the players and fans, the officials remained unmoved.
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"He pulled me. If he hadn't done that, I would've taken the ball. I would've made it to the ball and crossed it to one of my team mates."
Team-mate Bernard believes that the most important aspect of the evening was the fact that Brazil did not lose the match.
He added:Bernard: "What we made very clear in the dressing room was that the most important thing was not the victory, it was not to lose.
"Losing, we might not qualify as first in the group. We know the draw was a good result as well. Both teams had opportunities. Whoever scored first would complicate the opponent."