MX23RW : Friday, December 14 06:16:22
Dec 12, 2015 at 2pm UK at ​Stadio Luigi Ferraris
Genoa
0-1
Bologna

Perotti (80')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Rossettini (90')
Diawara (90')

Result: Bologna strike late to beat ten-man Genoa

A late Luca Rossettini header sees Bologna take all three points away to Genoa, moving three points ahead of their rivals and into 13th in the process.

A game of few opportunities saw Bologna score a late winner to take all three points away at Genoa.

The 38th minute of the first half saw the opening period's best chance as Bologna keeper Antonio Mirante kept out a close-range header from Sebastien de Maio.

Goran Pandev also came close to breaking the deadlock in the first half as he tested Mirante on several occasions.

However, the keeper was equal to the Macedonia man's efforts as the teams went into half time at 0-0.

The turning point of the second half was the sending off of Diego Perotti in the 80th minute.

Bologna made their numerical advantage count in stoppage time as Luca Rossettini headed home from Franco Brienza's cross to hand Roberto Donadoni's men all three points.

Reported Chelsea and Manchester City target Amadou Diawara was given his marching orders in the dying seconds of the game for a second bookable offence.

The victory moves Bologna up to 13th in the Serie A table, while Genoa are now in 16th.

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Head coach of Bologna FC Roberto Donadoni looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and Bologna FC at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on November 7, 2015
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus1514103282443
2Napoli15112232141835
3Inter Milan1592427131429
4AC Milan157532418626
5Lazio157442218425
6Torino155731916322
7Atalanta BCAtalanta156362920921
8Parma156361619-321
9Roma155642620621
10SassuoloSassuolo155642422221
11Sampdoria155552319420
12Fiorentina154742116519
13CagliariCagliari153841519-417
14Genoa154472030-1016
15Empoli154471926-716
16SPALSPAL154381424-1015
17Udinese153481321-813
18Bologna152581324-1111
19FrosinoneFrosinone151591133-228
20AC Chievo VeronaChievo150691232-203

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