Gaetano Castrovilli scored the first goal of the 2020-21 Serie A season to give Fiorentina a 1-0 victory over Torino, meeting Federico Chiesa’s cross.
Genoa ran riot against newly-promoted Crotone, as Davide Zappacosta and Marko Pjaca scored on their debuts, along with veterans Mattia Destro and Goran Pandev.
Andrea Pirlo makes his coaching debut against the most experienced tactician in Serie A, as Juventus begin their title defence against Sampdoria.
Milan already started their season in the Europa League and welcome back Ante Rebic, but are still short in defence against Bologna.
Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens grabbed one each, as Napoli were inspired by new signing Victor Osimhen’s entrace in the second half of the 2-0 win against Parma.
Sassuolo largely dominated this match, yet needed a Medhi Bourabia free kick to scrape a point after Giovanni Simeone’s Cagliari header.
Verona hit the woodwork twice with Adrien Tameze and Federico Dimarco, while Leonardo Spinazzola rattled the woodwork for Roma in a goalless draw.