Italian Serie A round-up – Roma secure big win against Benevento. While Fiorentina’s frustrating start to the new campaign continued.
Sassuolo struck back from two goals down to win 4-3 at Bologna and continue their dream start to the new Serie A season.
Trailing 3-1 after an hour, Roberto De Zerbi’s men hit back with goals from Filip Djuricic and Francesco Caputo to level, before Takehiro Tomiyasu’s 77th-minute own goal sent the visitors up to second in the table.
Edin Dzeko scored twice as Roma secured their second straight win with a 5-2 home success against Benevento, who fell away despite taking a shock fifth-minute lead through Giovanni Caprari.
Fiorentina’s frustrating start to the new campaign continued as they surrendered an early lead to draw 2-2 at Spezia.
Goals from German Pezzella and Cristiano Biraghi gave the visitors a 2-0 lead in just four minutes, but Daniele Verde reduced the deficit before a defensive error saw Diego Farias lash a 75th-minute equaliser.
Torino remain pointless after a 3-2 home defeat against Cagliari, for whom Giovanni Simeone scored twice including a 73rd-minute winner.
Torino, both of whose goals came from Andrea Belotti, had substitute ‘keeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic red-carded from the bench for dissent in the dying minutes.
Udinese claimed their first points of the season with a 3-2 win over fellow strugglers Parma, with Ignacio Pussetto hitting the winner for the home side in the 88th minute.
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