ROME — Simone Zaza scored twice to rescue a 2-2 draw for relegation-threatened Torino at Benevento in coach Davide Nicola's debut on Friday in Serie A.
Nicolas Viola's first-half penalty and a deflected shot from Gianluca Lapadula early in the second half had put Benevento ahead by two goals.
But Zaza responded with a header two minutes after Lapadula's goal and then equalized in stoppage time by redirecting a throughball with one touch.
Nicola replaced the fired Marco Giampaolo on Tuesday.
Torino stayed in the relegation zone while Benevento remained 11th.