Exeter Chiefs beat Lyon in the Champions Cup

Exeter 47-25 Lyon: Battling Chiefs show champion pedigree

HOLDERS Exeter showed the maturity and mentality of champions as they overturned a 14-0 deficit to secure a home quarter-final against four-times winners Leinster next weekend.
But, after watching his side hit back to score seven tries, Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter said: “We will have to be better next week – and we will be.”
Baxter, acknowledging that it was always going to be difficult to integrate his returning internationals back into the Exeter system, said: “I always thought it was going to be a bit funny early on.
“We did make mistakes and they did capitalise on them but we st...

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