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Cameroon's Toko-Ekambi scores on Lyon debut in 3-0 win over Toulouse

Reuters , Sunday 26 Jan 2020
Toko Ekambi
Toulouse's French defender Steven Moreira (L) fights for the ball with Lyon's Cameroonian forward Karl Toko Ekambi (R) during the French L1 football match between Lyon (OL) and Toulouse (TFC) on January 26, 2020 AFP
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Karl Toko-Ekambi scored on his Olympique Lyonnais debut to help them snatch a 3-0 home win against bottom side Toulouse and move up to a provisional fifth in the Ligue 1 standings on Sunday.

Cameroon forward Toko-Ekambi, on loan from Villarreal, added to Maxwel Cornet and Moussa Dembele’s earlier goals to put OL on 32 points from 21 matches.

Toko-Ekambi came on for Martin Terrier in the first half after his team mate collapsed on the pitch before being carried off on a stretcher to a standing ovation.

“Martin Terrier was a victim of a vasovagal attack earlier during the first half,” Lyon said.

“Our player is better and has regained consciousness.

Toulouse, who have now lost their last 11 league matches, have 12 points.

Leaders Paris St Germain travel to Lille later on Sunday.

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