Benevento break 87-year Manchester United record - FCNaija

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 20/11/2017

Benevento have broken Manchester United 87-years old record after suffering their 13th straight league loss of in the Serie A season.

Newly Serie A debutants Benevento had already equalled Red Devil's record after the Premier League side lost their 12 opening matches in the 1930-31 season.

The Italian outfit now holds the record in the big five European leagues as they sit last on the league table with no points in Italian top-flight this campaign to make the matter worse the loss came in their home ground on Sunday in 2-1 lost to fellow relegation threaten Sassuolo.

Benevento has the worst start to a Serie A season which was previously held by Venezia in 1949-50 after nine games lost.

Manchester United were relegated in the 1930-31 season with just seven wins from their 42 games that campaign finishing last of the log table that same year.