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Décines-Charpieu (France) (AFP)
Lyon continued their positive run of type with a 3-0 win over Reims in Sunday’s early sport which lifted them provisionally to second in Ligue 1.
Karl Toko Ekambi, Bruno Guimaraes and Moussa Dembele scored for Lyon as they made it 16 factors from their final six matches to sit down two factors behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Lille can leapfrog them in the event that they win at Saint-Etienne on Sunday night.
Reims, who had Moreto Cassama despatched off after 33 minutes, stay fourth from backside and look destined for a relegation canine struggle.
Toko Ekambi, coming back from suspension, proved the important thing for Lyon, hitting the submit early on earlier than scoring the opener within the twenty second minute with a header on the again submit from a cross by Memphis Depay.
He additionally created the second — Guimaraes’s first for Lyon — 4 minutes after the break, the Brazilian’s shot taking a deflection off Marshall Munetsi.
Toko Ekambi additionally teed up Dembele for the third shortly after he got here on as an alternative choice to Tino Kadewere who had hit the submit within the first half and had a purpose dominated out for offside.
Cassama was despatched off for a foul on Depay when he seemed to be in on purpose.
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