Result: Bologna 1-0 Novara

Bologna edge away from the relegation zone in Serie A after a 1-0 win at home to fellow strugglers Novara.

Bologna have edged away from the relegation zone in Serie A after a 1-0 win at home to fellow strugglers Novara.

The hosts could have taken the lead in the 18th minute, but Marco Di Vaio missed his spot kick following Santiago Garcia's foul.

The only goal of the game came seven minutes from time as Robert Acquafresca struck to send the home fans delirious.

The victory has pulled Stefano Pioli's side six points away from the drop zone, while Novara remain 19th in the table.

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1Roma11004043
2Genoa11003123
3AC Chievo VeronaChievo11002023
4Lazio11004313
5AC Milan11003213
6Juventus11002113
7Bologna11001013
8Sampdoria11001013
9SassuoloSassuolo11001013
10Napoli10102201
11Pescara10102201
12Atalanta BCAtalanta100134-10
13Torino100123-10
14Fiorentina100112-10
15Crotone100101-10
16Empoli100101-10
17Palermo100101-10
18CagliariCagliari100113-20
19Inter Milan100102-20
20Udinese100104-40