The 42-year-old coach expressed his disappointment with the team's performance but insisted that he is not overthinking what went wrong in the match
The Seleccao turned in a disappointing display in the first of their two pre-Euro 2012 friendlies as they were unable to see off a combative Macedonia side despite enjoying the majority of possession.
Bento admitted that he was not happy with the team's performance, but stressed that there is no reason to hit the panic button.
"What we wanted was to test what we had worked on during the week," he told RTP after the game.
"We felt a lot of difficulties in the first half, in which we were somewhat slow. In the second session, we tried to up the pace, but we were struggling to make the final pass.
"We did not have a good match. In terms of what we did and the resilience Macedonia showed, this was a fair result.
"I do not like this result, but it does not worry me, either. But I would have liked if we had won and played better."
Portugal, who will end their Euro preparations with a match against Turkey, will lock horns with Germany, Netherlands and Denmark in the 'group of death' in Poland and Ukraine.