De­pay back for Mem­phis

Sport360 - - Bundesliga Ligue 1 - By Staff Re­porter @Sport360 ✉ ed­i­to­rial@sport360.com

An in­spired Mem­phis De­pay scored twice and grabbed two as­sists as Lyon re­cov­ered from fall­ing be­hind to last-placed Guingamp to win 4-2 in Ligue 1 on Satur­day.

Mar­cus Thu­ram, the son of France 1998 World Cup cham­pion Lil­ian Thu­ram, headed Guingamp ahead on 21 min­utes at the Stade du Roudourou.

But Lyon hit back through mid­fielder Houssem Aouar on the hour af­ter he was set up by De­pay, with the Dutch­man then curl­ing the vis­i­tors into a 2-1 lead with a shot from just out­side the area.

De­pay struck again with a sen­sa­tional 30-yard free-kick, al­though Thu­ram gave Guingamp hope with a penalty on 79 min­utes af­ter a hand­ball by Jeremy Morel.

Maxwel Cor­net wrapped up the points for Lyon five min­utes later as he volleyed in a left-wing cross from De­pay to keep Lyon in fourth.

Guingamp re­main at the foot of the ta­ble, level on points with Thierry Henry’s Monaco, and are set to reap­point Jocelyn Gour­ven­nec next week af­ter the club sacked An­toine Kom­bouare on Tues­day.

Gour­ven­nec, 46, led Guingamp to the French Cup ti­tle in 2014 dur­ing a six-year spell at the club.

Stun­ner: Mem­phis De­pay (c).

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