Premier League

Dembele scores with late header as Lyon beats Saint-Etienne

PARIS (AP) Striker Moussa Dembele scored with a majestic header five minutes into injury time as Lyon won 2-1 at Saint-Etienne on Sunday, leapfrogging its local rival into third place in the French league.

Dembele was back-pedaling and had two defenders marking him near the penalty spot, but still rose to meet Leo Dubois' cross from the right with a powerful header past goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier. Less than a minute earlier, the former Celtic striker had missed with a far easier header.

"It was a great derby, with chances at both ends," Lyon coach Bruno Genesio said. "We showed we're a real team that can fight back."

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