Lacazette hat trick puts Lyon through to Cup’s round of 16

PARIS (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette’s hat trick has ensured Lyon avoided a French Cup upset by beating fifth-tier Chambery 3-0 to reach the round of 16. Lyon is under pressure from its unhappy fans after poor recent performances and could ill afford to slip up. Lacazette’s first-half goals were set up by Brazilian Teté and he completed his hat trick midway through the second half. It took his season tally to 14 goals in 21 games since rejoining Lyon from Arsenal. There were no upsets as Toulouse, Lorient, Reims and Angers were the other top-flight teams to go through.

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