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European Rugby Champions Cup: Lyon 22-42 Glasgow Warriors
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Lyon 22-42 Glasgow Warriors


Huw Jones scored Glasgow’s fifth try barely a minute after coming on as a replacement
European Rugby Champions Cup: Lyon v Glasgow
Lyon (10) 22
Tries: Arnold, Nakaitaci, McLeod Cons: Pelissie, Doussain Pen: Pelissie
Glasgow (20) 42
Tries: Ashe 2, G Horne, Hogg, H Jones Cons: Hastings 4 Pens: Hastings 3

Glasgow bolstered their hopes of reaching the European Champions Cup knockout stages with a priceless bonus-point away victory in Lyon.

Converted first-half tries from Adam Ashe and George Horne put Warriors 20-10 up by the interval, with Toby Arnold crossing for the hosts.

But further scores by Stuart Hogg, Huw Jones and Ashe took Glasgow clear.

Victory took Warriors a point clear at the top of Pool 3 ahead of Saracens, who host Cardiff Blues on Sunday.

Glasgow face Lyon again at home next Saturday, before completing their pool fixtures in January at home to Cardiff Blues, and away at English champions Saracens.

More to follow.

Teams

Lyon: Palisson; Arnold, Wulf, Seguret, Nakaitaci; Beauxis, Pelissie; Buckle, Ivaldi, Kaabeche, Lambey, Carizza, Puricelli (capt), Gill, Fearns.

Replacements: Lacombe (for Ivaldi, 50) Menini (for Buckle, 50), Yameogo (for Kaabeche, 64), Roodt (for Fearns, 44, Fearns for Carizza, 55), Sobela (for Gill, 21), McLeod (for Pelissie, 49), Barassi (for Palisson, 64), Doussain (for Beauxis, 55).

Glasgow Warriors: Hogg; Seymour, Grigg, P Horne, Van der Merwe; Hastings, G Horne; Kebble, Brown, Rae, Harley, Gray, Ashe, Gibbins (capt), M Fagerson.

Replacements: Turner (for Brown, 16), Bhatti (for Kebble, 67), Halanukonuka (for Rae, 50), Swinson (for Harley, 55), Fusaro (for Fagerson, 67), Price (for G Horne), Jones (for Grigg, 59) Matawalu.

Yellow card: Swinson (65)



Source BBC News

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