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Brazil Still Seeking New Playing Style Under Boss Tite

renato-augusto are still looking for “a way of playing” under new coach , according to midfielder Renato Augusto.

Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato was one of the first players to arrive in Brazil ahead of the team’s against Bolivia and Venezuela.

willian brazilThe Selecao are currently second in the South American zone qualifying standings with 15 points from eight matches, one point behind .

“We aren’t thinking about leading [the standings],” Renato told reporters in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. “We are thinking about our next match. Later we can think about that.”

titeFormer Corinthians coach Tite replaced Dunga after the Selecao’s group stage elimination from the Copa America in June.

The 55-year-old began his tenure in charge with qualifying victories against Ecuador and Colombia last month.

brazil“The most important thing is to find a way of playing,” Renato said. “We still need to make some corrections, like at set pieces for example, where players are used to what they do at their clubs.”

The Selecao will host Bolivia in Natal on Thursday before confronting Venezuela in the Andean city of Merida five days later.

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