Sampdoria will start the Serie B campaign at home against last season's play-off final losers Padova.
The Second Division will kick off on Saturday 27 August and the fixtures were released earlier today.
Week 1: Ascoli-Torino, Bari-Varese, Brescia-Vicenza, Cittadella-Albinoleffe, Crotone-Livorno, Empoli-Juve Stabia, Grosseto-Gubbio, Reggina-Modena, Sampdoria-Padova, Sassuolo-Nocerina, Verona-Pescara.
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