The France Under-21 international struggled to nail down a starting berth in the first few months as a Lyon player, following his £20 million move from the Hoops in September.
But following his winner against PSG last month, Dembele is now a crucial part of Lyon’s system, as Toulouse found out to their cost today.
In the end, Lyon ran out comfortable 5-1 winners in-front of their jubilant home fans, with Memphis Depay, Bertrand Traore and Nabil Fekir all getting on the score-sheet.
However, it was Dembele who stole the show, with a remarkable showing his his raw pace and power with two goals in the space of three minutes:
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