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Torino rallies back to beat 10-man Genoa 2-0 in Serie A

IANS  |  Torino (Italy) 

Torino rallied back to a 2-1 win over 10-man in at the Stadio Olimpico here.

Genoa's Italian on Sunday was booked twice in a three-minute stretch and was sent off the pitch in the 28th minute, reports news.

Eight minutes later, Ivorian striker gave the lead.

However, the first-half stoppage time proved to be the visitors' undoing as Torino's Argentine defender netted the equalizer in the second minute of extra time.

Three minutes later, forward gave Torino the lead at the break, and was unable to respond in the second half.

With its fifth win of the season, Torino provisionally climbed up to the sixth spot in the standings with 21 points, while Genoa remained in 14th place with 15 points.

In other action, eighth-placed Sassuolo drew 0-0 at home against 17th-placed Udinese.

The 19th-placed Frosinone played to a 1-1 tie with 13th-placed Cagliari.

scored in the 14th minute off an assist from Francesco Zampano, but Cagliari forward equalized in the 77th minute with help from attacking João Pedro.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 13:32 IST
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