Sassuolo pounced on a defensive error after 45 seconds and saw a late penalty saved in this chaotic victory away to SPAL.
Matteo Politano caught Francesco Vicari in position during the opening minute to give the Neroverdi a lead that they never let go of.
Mirco Antenucci hit the woodwork for SPAL and it should’ve been 2-0, but Domenico Berardi’s spot-kick was parried by Alfred Gomis.
Sassuolo also ended the match down to 10 men after substitute Cassata’s straight red card three minutes into his Serie A debut.
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