Late goal hands Hellas Verona victory over Empoli

Italy Soccer Serie A
(Image credit: Paola Garbuio)

Adrien Tameze’s injury-time strike handed Hellas Verona a hard-fought 2-1 home victory over Empoli as they climbed to within two points of Serie A’s top six.

In an end-to-end game, Liam Henderson hit the crossbar for the visitors during a goalless first half, but it was the hosts who took the lead four minutes after the restart through Antonin Barak’s header from Darko Lazovic’s cross.

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