Lecce beats 10-man Genoa 1-0 to improve unbeaten start in Serie A; Salernitana-Frosinone ends 1-1

Fri, Sep 22, 2023
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Lecce beats 10-man Genoa 1-0 to improve unbeaten start in Serie A; Salernitana-Frosinone ends 1-1

ROME (AP) - Upstart Lecce moved provisionally up to second in Serie A with a 1-0 win over 10-man Genoa on Friday.

Remi Oudin scored from outside the area with a deflected shot late in the second half.

Genoa was reduced to 10 men when Aaron Martin picked up his second yellow card in the 36th minute.

Lecce moved within a point of league-leader Inter Milan, which visits last-place Empoli on Sunday.

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Genoa, which finished second in Serie B last season, is 14th.

Promoted Frosinone earned a 1-1 draw at Salernitana, which remained winless.

Simone Romagnoli put Frosinone ahead early on with a towering header before Jovan Cabral equalized for Salernitana after the break with a low shot.

Frosinone, which has lost only once in five matches, moved up to fifth place. Salernitana is 18th.

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