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Serie A: Sassuolo beats Hellas Verona 1-0

Sassuolo's Jeremie Boga, right, in action during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Hellas Verona FC vs US Sassuolo at the Marcantonio Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, on Oct. 25, 2019. (Filippo Venezia/ANSA via AP)

VERONA, Italy (AP) -- Sassuolo beat Hellas Verona 1-0 Friday in a matchup between two teams in the bottom half of the Serie A standings.

Filip Duricic scored shortly after the break with a blistering long-range effort.

Sassuolo moved up to 13th place, level on points with 15th-place Verona.

Verona hit the post twice, first by Davide Faraoni a minute before Duricic's goal and again two minutes after Duricic's score by Valerio Verre.

Sassuolo's Alfred Duncan also hit the post in stoppage time.

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