Crotone promoted to Serie A for first time

Luiz Adriano (R) of AC Milan is challenged by Gian Marco Ferrari (L) of FC Crotone during the TIM Cup match between AC Milan and FC Crotone at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on December 1, 2015 in Milan, Italy.
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Crotone earn promotion to Serie A for the first time in their history thanks to a 1-1 draw at Modena on Friday night.

Crotone have been promoted to Serie A for the first time in their history following a 1-1 draw at Modena last night.

The visitors earned the point they needed to guarantee a maiden season in Italian football's top flight of Italian football thanks to Raffaele Palladino's 44th-minute penalty.

The draw left the Calabrians 13 points clear of third-placed Trapani, who have just four games left to play.

Crotone are five points clear of second-placed Cagliari at the top of the table as they chase the title, but the Sardinians do have a game in hand.

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