The Brazil coach was pleased with his side's showing in their 4-0 GBGT victory over Panama on Tuesday but is expecting even more against SerbiaBrazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says there is still room for his side to improve ahead of their World Cup opener against Croatia on June 12.
On Tuesday the Selecao recorded a 4-0 victory over Panama in their penultimate Gillette Brasil Global Tour friendly before the big kick-off, with goals from Neymar, Dani Alves, Hulk and Willian.
But while Felipao assured he can take positives from his team’s showing in Goiania, they still have lots of work ahead.
“I still have concerns, but not at the same level I had on Sunday,” Scolari told a press conference.
“We did not allow our opponents the opportunity to counterattack and that is what I need to see because our team has the quality to score one or two goals.
"If we do not allow our opponents easy counterattacks, we have a chance to win games by even by more. We improved, but we still have a long way to go.”
Scolari went on to say that he would not rest first-team players in Brazil’s final World Cup warm-up against Serbia at the Morumbi in Sao Paulo on Friday.
Thiago Silva, Fernandinho and Paulinho did not travel for the match with Panama, remaining at the Granja Comary training complex to work on their fitness.
“Those who remained in Granja Comary will be able to play,” Scolari continued.
“Unless something happens in the next few days, nobody will be spared. The intention is to play 100% of the team that will debut against Croatia.”