Sunday February 18 2018
Wk25: Benevento and Bologna thrillers

Benevento saw off Crotone 3-2 with a last-gasp goal from Cheick Diabate and Bologna got the better of 10-man Sassuolo in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.

It could prove to be a decisive afternoon in the race to avoid relegation.

It was a massive head-to-head at the Stadio Vigorito and lived up to the billing with a spectacular five-goal game, concluded by substitute Diabate scoring on his Serie A debut.

Bologna saw Andrea Poli’s opener wiped out by Khouma Babacar, but after Edoardo Goldaniga harshly saw red, Erick Pulgar arrowed in a ferocious free kick.

Elsewhere, SPAL were only narrowly beaten 1-0 by top of the table Napoli.

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