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Milan held to draw against winless Benevento in Serie A

IANS  |  Benevento (Italy) 

AC Milan on Sunday lost two points against Benevento after the latter's goalkeeper managed to score a late equalizer to secure a 2-2 draw in the Serie A 15th round.

After suffering 14 straight defeats this season, Benevento goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli dramatically scored a late equalizer for his side on a header from a free kick in injury time, reports Efe.

Giacomo Bonaventura had opened the scoring for Milan after 38 minutes, but George Puscas brought Benevento level in the 50th minute.

Nikola Kalinic gave Milan a 2-1 lead just seven minutes later.

Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli was sent off in the 75th minute after he was shown his second yellow card.

After the away draw, Milan is provisionally in the seventh position with 21 points after its third draw this season, while Benevento remains at the bottom of the Serie A table with a single point.

Napoli leads the Serie A table with 38 points, one point ahead of defending champion Juventus.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 20:30 IST
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