Serie A - Livorno face Empoli in promotion play-off

Empoli and Livorno are through to the Serie B play-off final after seeing off Novara and Brescia respectively.

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Serie B: Livorno-Empoli in Final

The Final will be over two legs and a Tuscan derby to see which team will join Sassuolo and Hellas Verona in Serie A next season.

The first leg will be on Wednesday May 29 and the decider on Sunday June 2.

Both the first legs of the semi-finals had ended 1-1, while away goals do not count in this system.

Livorno were held 1-1 again by Brescia, but go through because they finished higher up the Serie B table in the regular season.

Empoli thrashed Novara 4-1 with a Riccardo Saponara brace to sweep into the Final.

Empoli 4-1 Novara

Scorers: Tavano 19 (E), Saponara 23, 70 (E), Seferovic 38 (N), Mchedlidze 94 (E)

Empoli win 5-2 on agg

Livorno 1-1 Brescia

Scorers: Corvia 57 (B), Dionisi 66 (L)

Livorno win due to Serie B placement, 2-2 on agg

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