Zebre 22-18 Benetton: Antonio Rizzi holds his nerve to edge it for hosts

ANTONIO Rizzi’s two penalties in the last eight minutes helped Zebre secure victory in the Italian derby at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
Trailing 18-16 with 20 minutes to play, Rizzi kept his nerve to slot the winning points and make it two wins on the spin after last weekend’s 24-15 victory in Treviso.
Zebre had not beaten their neighbours twice in the same season since the 2015/16 campaign but went into the half-time interval 8-6 up.
Benetton led 6-3 thanks to Paolo Garbisi’s two penalties, but Michelangelo Biondelli crossed the tryline shortly before the interval to put Zebre in front. A...

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