The Barcelona star was at the centre of every move and scored once either side of a Joel Matip strike to ensure the Selecao would continue their World Cup campaign on home soil.
Brazil No 9 Fred nodded home his first World Cup goal in eight years to give Luiz Felipe Scolari’s a comfortable finish to the game.
Cameroon: Itandje, Nyom, Matip, N’Koulou, Bedimo, Enoh, Moukandjo (Salli 58), Mbia, N’Guemo, Choupo-Moting, Aboubakar (Webo 72).
Subs: Feudjou, Assou-Ekotto, Djeugoue, Nounkeu, Eto’o, Makoun, Chedjou, Fabrice, N’Djock.
Booked: Enoh, Salli.
Brazil: Julio Cesar, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Paulinho (Fernandinho 46), Gustavo, Hulk (Ramires 63), Oscar, Neymar (Wllian 71), Fred.
Subs: Jefferson, Dante, Maxwell, Henrique, Hernanes, Bernard, Jo, Maicon, Victor.
Goals: Neymar 17, 35, Fred 49, Fernandinho 84.
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)