Match highlights: Brazil shimmies and flicks their way past Cameroon

Brazil's golden-haired golden boy, Neymar shines for Brazil as his dancing feet and swaying hips inspired Brazil through to last 16 as winners of Group A in Tuesday's (June 24) 4-1 win over Cameroon.

Neymar scored two goals in the first half while the much maligned Fred scored a header at the start of second, and substitute Fernandinho added a late fourth.

Neymar's scored his first in the 27th minute after finding himself unmarked in the centre of the box to guide a Luiz Gustavo low cross into the corner.

Cameroon briefly silenced the partisan crowd in the stadium when Jole Matip popped up to side-foot the ball into the empty net.

The crowd however soon found their voice in the 35th minute when Neymar ran at the Cameroon defence and clipped a low shot past the wrong-footed Cameroon goalkeeper to put Brazil back in the lead.

Four minutes after the restart, Brazil picked up where they left off when central defender David Luiz came up on the left wing to provide a cross for Fred to head home.

Fernandinho then completed the route by fishing off a well worked move to put seal the Brazillian win.

As winners of Group A, Brazil will face runners up of Group B, Chile on June 29.

Source: Reuters, YouTube


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