Benevento promoted into Serie A!

Benevento promoted into Serie A!

Pippo Inzaghi’s Benevento are the first crew promoted to Serie A for the 2020-21 season, matching a account put by Ascoli in 1977-78 by doing so with seven games to spare.

Le Streghe – The Witches – comprise dominated the Serie B tournament from originate as a lot as attain and secured their put with a 24-point lead from the chasing pack.

They’ve won 23 games, drawn seven and misplaced easiest one, scoring fifty six targets and conceding true 15 in 31 rounds.

The final club to e book promotion with seven rounds to roam was as soon as Ascoli in 1977-78, though the league had two capabilities for a tell at the time rather then three.

This is also their 2d Serie A marketing campaign after the 2017-18 season, nonetheless they’ve easiest ever had three Serie B experiences, spending most of their ancient previous within the lower divisions.

Benevento hosted Juve Stabia this evening at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito, nonetheless had to play gradual closed doorways on account of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

The native Mayor made an attraction forward of the game to support celebrations to a minimum and support social distancing.

The sport didn’t fully roam to devise, seeing as Luca Caldirola was as soon as sent off for dissent forward of the 1/2-hour designate, nonetheless change Marco Sau aloof gave them the lead by dribbling previous defenders to beat the on-speeding goalkeeper.

To present it powerful extra emphatic, Crotone and Spezia moreover slipped up.

Benevento can cease powerful extra celebrating the following day, as Loic Remy landed in Italy this evening and can comprise his scientific with the club the following day morning.

The 33-yr-faded striker is a free agent after his contract with Lille ran down and is decided to signal a three-yr deal.

Complimenti al @bncalcio per questa magica stagione!

— Mauro Balata (@BalataMauro) June 29, 2020

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