"We know he likes to exaggerate fouls, throw himself on the ground a lot, but that's his style of play and the person who needs to stop that is the referee, not us".
He added: "We embraced the expectation and I wanted them to play like they played against Croatia and Austria [in friendly matches], but the World Cup brings out different characteristics".
This will be the fifth time Brazil faces off with Mexico in the World Cup, with Brazil having won three of those meetings and one being a draw.
Tite insists Brazil can cope with being installed as World Cup favourites, following Germany's shock exit, with the Selecao boss backing his side to grow in the knock-out stages at Russian Federation 2018.
"There's no greater memory than making history with a fifth match". "(We live by) a team that mentally deals with the pressure, is balanced, that has replacement parts for important moments".
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Mexico had a scare against Sweden in the final game of the group stage and were lucky that Germany stuttered or they would have been out of the competition.
Brazil defender Thiago Silva rubbished suggestions he had a problem with superstar team-mate Neymar.
On Wednesday, he earned the start for his country, becoming the first-ever active Whitecaps FC player to appear in a World Cup match.
'It's a joke that I made and the journalists talked about it badly'.