Benevento crushed Ascoli 4-0 to set a new all-time Serie B points record, but Pordenone, Crotone and Entella win too, Frosinone stalled by Pisa.
Pippo Inzaghi’s Benevento registered a seventh consecutive victory, but above all hit 46 points after 19 rounds, beating Sassuolo’s record of 45 from 2012-13.
Le Streghe are now 12 points clear at the top of the Serie B table and well on their way towards promotion.
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Benevento 4-0 Ascoli
Tuia 33 (B), Sau 65, 91, 94 (B)
Sent off: Andreoni 90 (A)
Cittadella 1-3 Entella
Frare og 12 (E), Chiosa 67 (E), Proia 84 (C), De Luca 90 (E)
Crotone 3-0 Trapani
Messias 48 (C), Mazzotta 78 (C), Simy pen 83 (C)
Empoli 1-1 Livorno
Marras pen 19 (L), Mancuso 23 (E)
Juve Stabia 1-0 Cosenza
Forte pen 90 (JS)
Perugia 0-1 Venezia
Montalto 25 (V)
Sent off: Rosi 61 (P), Iemmello 96 (P)
Pescara 0-0 Chievo
Pisa 0-0 Frosinone
Pordenone 1-0 Cremonese
Ciurria 10 (P)
Spezia 2-1 Salernitana
Ragusa 5 (Sp), Gyasi 83 (Sp), Jallow 85 (Sa)
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