Benevento are one sport away from breaking Manchester United’s document of 12 consecutive league defeats from the beginning of a season after Sunday’s loss at Juventus.
The match — during which the promoted aspect had led — equalled the document amongst Europe’s high 5 leagues set by United in 1930.
Benevento subsequent face Sassuolo on Nov. 13, when they may hope to emulate the 1930-31 United aspect, whose 13th league sport introduced a 2-Zero win in opposition to Birmingham. Nevertheless, that United staff nonetheless completed backside of the desk.
Benevento have work to do if they aren’t to be relegated with a season-low factors tally, after Pescara simply set that document with 18 final season.
Pescara received two video games, with an extra victory awarded by default after Sassuolo fielded an ineligible participant in an early-season win in opposition to them.
Benevento had been inside seconds of choosing up their first level of the season at Cagliari just some weeks in the past when Pietro Iemello equalised from the spot within the fourth minute of stoppage time. However Leonardo Pavoletti condemned the Campania membership to a 2-1 defeat with virtually the final kick of the sport.
Final month, Benevento sacked Marco Baroni and named Roberto De Zerbi as their new coach after turning into the primary squad in Serie A historical past to lose their first 9 matches of the season.
Ben Gladwell reviews on Serie A, the Italian nationwide staff and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Affiliation. @UEFAcomBenG.