Brazil's Fagner, Thiago Silva, Alisson and Miranda celebrate victory after the match REUTERS/David Gray
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Neymar inevitably grabbed the headlines and plaudits again after Brazil's 2-0 World Cup win over Mexico Monday but their real campaign heroes have been elsewhere.Brazil's defensive record under coach Tite has been remarkable, with only six goals conceded in 25 matches, and they have been just as miserly in Russia where they have only conceded one goal.When Hector Herrera received the ball on the edge of the penalty area in what seemed like a good shooting position, he was immediately surrounded by four defenders and his shot was charged down.One of the key differences since Tite took over two years ago has been that Brazil try to win the ball cleanly in midfield.
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