Conor Clancy Date: 12th April 2021 at 10:43pm
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Sassuolo claimed a narrow 1-0 win at ’s Stadio Ciro Vigorito on Monday evening.

A own in the first half eventually settled the result, but the Neroverdi had to cling on for the few minutes.

?The game’s only goal came just before half time, with Jeremie Boga playing an important part. Setting off on a typically meandering run, Boga got into the box and poked towards goal, where Barba was unable to do anything other than turn it into his own net.

Boga came close to his first goal since January when he thumped the woodwork late on, while missed what looked to be a simple one-on-one that should have sealed the points.

In the end, Sassuolo had Andrea Consigli to thank for the win, as the goalkeeper made two excellently reactive saves in stoppage time as they clung on.

The win allows Sassuolo to leapfrog Hellas Verona into eighth place, while Benevento are 16th and eight points clear of .