It was a thriller at Marassi, as Sampdoria thought they’d done about going 2-0 up, but new boys Benevento completed a fantastic comeback to win 3-2.
Le Streghe showed their naivete after promotion from Serie B, conceding two cheap goals that were somewhat gifted to Fabio Quagliarella and Omar Colley.
However, Pippo Inzaghi’s men adopted his own never say die attitude to turn it all around.
Captain Luca Caldirola bagged a brace on his Serie A debut, with Gaetano Letizia’s late strike securing victory.
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