Torino's draw at Lazio earns vital point to avoid relegation

The 0-0 draw also confirmed Benevento's relegation to the second division next season.

Torino's Tomas Rincon, left, and Lazio's Luis Alberto battle for the ball on Tuesday.   -  AP

Torino ensured it remains in Serie A next season after playing Lazio to a 0-0 draw that also confirmed Benevento's relegation on Tuesday.

Lazio top scorer Ciro Immobile hit the post in an 84th-minute penalty and Manuel Lazzari's header late in injury time also hit the woodwork. The match had been rescheduled from earlier this season due to a coronavirus outbreak.

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Torino now holds a four-point lead over 18th-place Benevento with one game remaining. Benevento, Crotone and Parma will play in the second division next season.

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