Vitor Hugo, the player who replaced Astori in the starting lineup, scored the only goal of the match in the 25th minute.
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Fiorentina played their first match since the death of captain Davide Astori, beating Benevento 1-0 on an emotional Sunday at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.The 31-year-old Astori was found dead in his hotel room last Sunday after a suspected cardiac arrest before his team was to play an Italian league match at Udinese.Vitor Hugo, the player who replaced Astori in the starting lineup, scored the only goal of the match in the 25th minute, leaping high to head in Riccardo Saponara's corner.Both teams hit the post in the final minutes, through Massimo Coda and new Fiorentina captain Milan Badelj.Three teams are now on 24 points, two above 19th-placed Hellas Verona and one below 15th-placed Chievo Verona.Atalanta beat Bologna 1-0 .
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