He said the world champions did not make enough of their set-piece dominance on attack and repeated the New Zealanders' mantra of continual improvement.
Cane was anxious too for his team mate in the 38-13 win in the Bledisloe Cup opener.
The Wallabies have come up with a novel approach to busting their 32-year Eden Park hoodoo - stay the hell away from the Auckland mainland until match day.
Don't put your house on that.
Naholo had earlier done the damage deep in defence, stripping the ball off fellow Fiji-born winger Marika Koroibete two minutes into the second half.
The All Blacks sensed the opportunity and shifted wide immediately as Goodhue exchanged passes with Rieko Ioane and dotted down under the posts.
But the All Blacks selectors aren't so easily swayed and Barrett repaid their faith with a typically freakish individual effort.
Wallabies winger Dane Haylett-Petty lost the ball 35 metres out, and Barrett grubbered the ball with his right foot, then his left, then his right again to score despite Will Genia's chase.
Lock Brodie Retallick capitalised on the Wallabies' disarray, thundering over for the All Blacks' fourth try.
Debutant back Jack Maddocks scored their sole try in the 66th minute but the match was all but decided.
Perhaps mindful of the equivalent test in Sydney past year, when the All Blacks led 40-6 at halftime, Australia threw their energy into an all-or-nothing defensive performance which was successful for the first 30 minutes.
However, after the initial hit, Naholo clearly lifted Folau above the horizontal.
Cane, who has had his own issues with concussion, was deeply concerned for Crotty's future.
The Crusader has returned home to recuperate and his place in the No 12 jersey will be taken by either Anton-Lienert-Brown or Ngani Laumape.
Both teams soaked up serious pressure at different moments and Kurtley Beale was kicking himself after a spilling a pass following a crowd pleasing Tatafu Polota-Nau breakaway.
Beauden Barrett, who had missed a penalty goal attempt from 40 metres out one minute before, also missed the sideline conversion to ensure Australia had the edge at the break.
At the start it was the Wallabies who set the defensive tone.
Folau limped off with a leg injury in the second half and he will be in doubt.