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VIDEO: Ropey Brazil thrown lifeline by glorious Neymar double

The Brazilian striker was on a solo mission to get his team to the last 16.

Updated 23:00

BRAZIL BEAT CAMEROON 4-1 in their Group A match at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia and it was thanks, in the main, to Neymar.

The World Cup hosts hit the front after 16 minutes when Neymar side-footed home an in-swinging cross from the left wing.

Cameroon hit back with a Joel Matip goal and saw another chance crash off the Brazilian bar before Brazil, through the talismanic Neymar, hit the front again.

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Fred headed in his first goal of the tournament after 53 minutes and a crisp Fernandinho finish made it 4-1 in the closing stages.

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