Hellas Verona wins mid table clash with Empoli in Serie A

Empoli's Simone Romagnoli celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Hellas Verona and Empoli at the Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium in Verona, Italy, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (Paola Garbuio/LaPresse via AP)

ROME -- Hellas Verona extended its unbeaten streak to five matches with a 2-1 win over visiting Empoli in Serie A on Monday.

Adrien Tameze scored the winner for Verona in added time following an exchange with Antonin Barak.

Barak had put Verona ahead shortly after the break with a header then Simone Romagnoli equalized for Empoli with a deflection.

Verona moved up to ninth while Empoli dropped to 12th, replaced by Torino, a 2-1 winner over lowly Udinese, which squandered 18 shots at goal.

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