"When he (Neymar) draws the foul he is in front of goal", Tite said.
Brazil has four points heading into its final group game against Serbia on Wednesday.
Is this Brazil 1994 in disguise?
This resulted in a new dimension on the offensive end for the Brazilians as they were more threatening on the flanks with Douglas Costa's talent and movement - creating more space for the attackers to move forward.
"These players are trying to cheat and they are trying to gain an advantage for that, so why should they be allowed to play in the following game because other teams are obviously disadvantaged?" he said.
"We want to win, it's a World Cup, but the coach is not going to risk a player's health by being dishonest to him".
Costa replaced Chelsea winger Willian at the start of the second period and there was immediately a greater urgency from Brazil.
For the game against Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg, Neymar came out with far less defiant hair.More news: Mohamed Salah considering quitting Egypt team over Ramzan Kadyrov row
Barcelona's Coutinho, who scored with a brilliant strike in the opening game, failed to find his range and Chelsea's Willian, taken off at half-time, was terrible on the right.
Costa Rica lost to Serbia after they conceded a goal from a free kick scored by Aleksander Kolarov.
A largely frustrating afternoon for the five-time world champions Brazil was forgotten thanks to two goals in stoppage time.
With one minute of it played, Coutinho broke the deadlock when he fired in after substitute Firmino and Jesus had combined.
However, a review was called for and sure enough, Kuipers overturned his decision after seeing it again on the pitchside screen - thus robbing Neymar of his ill-gotten gains...
At the final whistle, Neymar sat down on the grass and wept, with the emotion of victory hitting home after the tense Group E contest at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.
However, the 26-year-old showed why he is a three-time Champions League victor with a string of stunning saves to deny Neymar and Coutinho.
Costa Rica may feel a little aggrieved at Brazil's antics and it's fair to say they'll be attracting a lot of attention going forward as they all but step into the last-16.