Lyon put up more of a fight in the second half but have now lost three on the spin in all competitions following back-to-back defeats against Glasgow Warriors in the European Champions Cup.
The try of the game however belonged to Messam. The former All Black followed up a Francois Trinh-Duc penalty in the second minute of the game. The ball bounced off the crossbar and into his hands and the former All Black backrow, who scored.
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