Lyon' French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Nancy (ASNL) and Lyon (OL), on August 14, 2016 at the Marcel Picot Stadium, in Tomblaine, eastern France. / AFP / FREDERICK FLORIN
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Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette scored a hat-trick on the opening weekend of the French season as last year's Ligue 1 runners-up won 3-0 away to Nancy Sunday.Lacazette, who has been linked with a move to the Premier League as well as Paris Saint-Germain this summer, fired Lyon ahead on 33 minutes at the Stade Marcel Picot before adding a second just before halftime.Bruno Genesio stuck with the same team thrashed 4-1 by PSG in last weekend's Champions Trophy, with Lyon faring considerably better against a Nancy side playing their first top-flight game since 2012-13 .After a difficult start to the previous campaign, in which he scored just once in the first eight matches, Lacazette was up and running on the half hour as he drilled in the rebound after Sergi Darder was foiled by Nancy goalkeeper Guy Ndy Assembe.
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