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Brazil enters its final days of preparations for the World Cup paying extra attention to its defense.Although Brazil didn't concede a goal in its two warm-up matches before the World Cup, Scolari said he was not completely satisfied with how his squad played defensively. One of the coach's main goals in the last week of preparations was to make sure the team was ready defensively in time for the opener against Croatia Thursday.Right back Daniel Alves acknowledged that Brazil's defense isn't perfect, but said the team is working to improve before the opener. When told that Croatia striker Ivica Olic said he saw spaces in Brazil's defense during the warm-up matches, Alves acknowledged that adjustments still have to be made.
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