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Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup

David Strettle, Alexandre Lapandry and Fritz Lee were among the try scorers.

Exeter beat Clermont in the reverse fixture last week.
Exeter beat Clermont in the reverse fixture last week.

FRENCH TOP 14 leaders Clermont ran out 42-10 winners over Exeter to take revenge on the English visitors who beat them 31-14 in Devon a week ago.

David Strettle, Alexandre Lapandry, Fritz Lee, Sebastien Vahaamahina and Jonathan Davies were the try scorers for the home side, who secured a bonus-point win, while the English team claimed a late consolation, as Tom Johnson crossed over in the dying stages.

It was a good day for the French as Stade Francais thrashed Treviso 40-14 in Pool 4 while Bordeaux-Begles beat Ospreys 33-27 in Pool 2.

Additional reporting by AFP

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