Saturday May 18 2013
Verona and Sassuolo in Serie A!

Hellas Verona and nine-man Sassuolo have earned promotion to Serie A, but Livorno, Empoli, Novara and Brescia go into the play-offs.

The final round saw several direct head-to-heads for promotion, including Sassuolo-Livorno, Brescia-Varese and Verona-Empoli.

Sassuolo-Livorno was an extremely tense and ill-tempered affair that saw three red cards, including goalkeeper Vincenzo Fiorillo and Domenico Berardi for sparking a brawl.

In the final stages nine-man Sassuolo camped out in their own penalty area desperately clinging to a point.

Livorno were totally unbalanced and caught on the counter at the 95th minute by Simone Missiroli, his chip in off the underside of the crossbar, to spark a huge party. It is Sassuolo’s first ever promotion into Serie A.

Vicenza, Ascoli, Pro Vercelli and Grosseto are relegated into Lega Pro.

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Brescia 2-0 Varese

Scorers: Zambelli 50 (B), Caracciolo 68 (B)

Cesena 1-1 Pro Vercelli

Scorers: Tonucci 29 (C), Ragatzu 45 (PV)

Cittadella 0-0 Ascoli

Sent off: Fossati 34 (A), Paolucci 61 (C)

Grosseto 4-3 Bari

Scorers: Lupoli 17 (G), Ceppitelli 35 (B), Caputo 42 (B), Fedato 46 (B), Coulibaly 49 (G), Piovaccari 65 (G), Fanciulli 85 (G)

Novara 1-1 Virtus Lanciano

Scorers: Falcinelli 12 (VL), Rubino 55 (N)

Sassuolo 1-0 Livorno

Scorers: Missiroli 95 (S)

Sent off: Antei 57 (S), Fiorillo 76 (L), Berardi 77 (S)

Spezia 1-1 Modena

Scorers: Ardemagni 20 (M), Sansovini 89 (S)

Ternana 2-1 Padova

Scorers: Vitale pen 4 (T), Cutolo 50 (P), Bencivenga 60 (T)

Hellas Verona 0-0 Empoli


Vicenza 0-0 Reggina


Crotone-Juve Stabia

To be played on Sunday

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