Como 2 – Benevento 1: Visitors leave Stadio Giuseppe Sinigaglia with nothing

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Benevento on away loss to Como at Stadio Giuseppe Sinigaglia on Saturday. Both teams came from defeats in their previous league games. Como arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing 5-1 to Modena in their previous fixture, while Benevento were beaten 3-2 in their previous match against Ternana Calcio. both teams are now on 9 points and occupy 17th and 15th places respectively after 10 matches.

Como started the match strongly, with an early goal from Cerri in the 4th minute. However, their lead was short-lived, as an equalizer from Leverbe, at 8 minutes, brought Benevento level. Como in turn, then responded, 22 minutes in increasing their lead with a 2nd effort from Cerri, finishing the first half 2-1. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 2-1.

Substitutions for Como included Álex Blanco, Ghidotti, Enrico Celeghin, Parigini and Iovine for Chajia, Vigorito, Baselli, Cutrone and Arrigoni, respectively. Benevento replaced Ilias Koutsoupias, Diego Farias, Foulon, Simy Nwankwo and Vokic with Ciano, Leverbe, Improta, Karic and Forte.

There were bookings for Ioannou and Cas Odenthal from Como. For Benevento, Schiattarella, Ilias Koutsoupias, Leverbe, Forte and Diego Farias saw yellow.

Como will next travel to Parma, while Benevento will face Pisa at home.

Technical card:
Como:Vigorito (Ghidotti, min.46), Solini, Cas Odenthal, Ioannou, Vignali, Bellemo, Chajia (Álex Blanco, min.29), Baselli (Enrico Celeghin, min.71), Arrigoni (Iovine, min.81), Cutrone (Parigini, min.71) and Cerri
Benevento:Paleari, Capellini, Pastina, Leverbe (Diego Farias, min.46), Schiattarella, Karic (Simy Nwankwo, min.70), Letizia, Improta (Foulon, min.70), Forte (Vokic, min.85), La Gumina and Ciano (Ilias Koutsoupias, min.15)
Stadium:Stadio Giuseppe Sinigaglia
Goals:Cerri (1-0, min. 4), Leverbe (1-1, min. 8) and Cerri (2-1, min. 22)