Italian Serie A
Benevento1Chievo0

Benevento secure first league win of Serie A season at 19th attempt

Massimo Coda
Saturday's goal was Coda's first in 12 Serie A appearances this season

Serie A bottom side Benevento have finally secured their first league win of the season at the 19th attempt, beating Chievo 1-0 at home.

Striker Massimo Coda scored the only goal in the 64th minute.

Playing in Serie A for the first time this season, Benevento's only previous point came via a 95th-minute equaliser by goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli against AC Milan.

Benevento are nine points behind 19th-placed Verona and 11 from safety.

Line-ups

Benevento

  • 1Belec
  • 6Djimsiti
  • 5Lucioni
  • 21CostaSubstituted forGravillonat 71'minutes
  • 87Lombardi
  • 14Viola
  • 20MemushajBooked at 90mins
  • 23Venuti
  • 99Brignola
  • 26PariginiSubstituted forD'Alessandroat 40'minutes
  • 11CodaSubstituted forDi Chiaraat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Letizia
  • 4Del Pinto
  • 7D'Alessandro
  • 10Ciciretti
  • 13Chibsah
  • 17Di Chiara
  • 18Gyamfi
  • 22Brignoli
  • 32Puscas
  • 90Armenteros
  • 95Gravillon

Chievo

  • 70Sorrentino
  • 29Cacciatore
  • 40Tomovic
  • 12Cesar
  • 18Gobbi
  • 27DepaoliSubstituted forPucciarelliat 76'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8RadovanovicBooked at 30mins
  • 23Birsa
  • 56HetemajSubstituted forGarritanoat 68'minutes
  • 31Pellissier
  • 45IngleseSubstituted forStepinskiat 55'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jaroszynski
  • 3Dainelli
  • 4Rigoni
  • 7Garritano
  • 9Stepinski
  • 10Gaudino
  • 11Leris
  • 14Bani
  • 20Pucciarelli
  • 77Bastien
  • 90Seculin
  • 98Confente
Referee:
Francesco Fourneau
Attendance:
10,200

Match Stats

Home TeamBeneventoAway TeamChievo
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home19
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home14
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Benevento 1, Chievo 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Benevento 1, Chievo 0.

Attempt saved. Nicolas Viola (Benevento) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Manuel Pucciarelli (Chievo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Manuel Pucciarelli (Chievo).

Nicolas Viola (Benevento) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Ledian Memushaj (Benevento) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Luca Garritano (Chievo).

Cristiano Lombardi (Benevento) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nenad Tomovic (Chievo).

Lorenzo Venuti (Benevento) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo).

Lorenzo Venuti (Benevento) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Hand ball by Luca Garritano (Chievo).

Offside, Benevento. Ledian Memushaj tries a through ball, but Enrico Brignola is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Sergio Pellissier (Chievo) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Massimo Gobbi.

Attempt missed. Cristiano Lombardi (Benevento) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ledian Memushaj with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Benevento. Conceded by Bostjan Cesar.

Attempt missed. Sergio Pellissier (Chievo) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Valter Birsa with a cross following a set piece situation.

Luca Garritano (Chievo) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andrew Gravillon (Benevento).

Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cristiano Lombardi (Benevento).

Substitution

Substitution, Benevento. Gianluca Di Chiara replaces Massimo Coda.

Substitution

Substitution, Chievo. Manuel Pucciarelli replaces Fabio Depaoli.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Massimo Coda (Benevento) because of an injury.

Corner, Chievo. Conceded by Cristiano Lombardi.

Substitution

Substitution, Benevento. Andrew Gravillon replaces Andrea Costa because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Andrea Costa (Benevento) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Luca Garritano (Chievo) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mariusz Stepinski.

Substitution

Substitution, Chievo. Luca Garritano replaces Perparim Hetemaj.

Attempt missed. Massimo Coda (Benevento) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Marco D'Alessandro.

Attempt blocked. Enrico Brignola (Benevento) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Massimo Coda.

Goal!

Goal! Benevento 1, Chievo 0. Massimo Coda (Benevento) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marco D'Alessandro with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Benevento. Conceded by Stefano Sorrentino.

Attempt saved. Fabio Lucioni (Benevento) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ledian Memushaj with a cross.

Corner, Benevento. Conceded by Valter Birsa.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 30th December 2017

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Napoli19153142132948
2Juventus19152248153347
3Inter Milan19125234142041
4Roma18123329121739
5Lazio18114343222137
6Sampdoria189363426830
7Udinese189093226627
8Fiorentina197662820827
9Atalanta197662925427
10Torino1951042527-225
11AC Milan197482427-325
12Bologna197392327-424
13Chievo195681931-1221
14Sassuolo1963101329-1621
15Cagliari1962111830-1220
16Genoa194691522-718
17SPAL1936101933-1415
18Crotone1943121337-2415
19Hellas Verona1934121839-2113
20Benevento1911171041-314
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