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Atalanta 3 - 4 Lazio: Lazio beat Atalanta in seven-goal Serie A thriller

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Lazio edged a hugely entertaining game at Atalanta 4-3 to make a winning start to the new Serie A season. The Biancocelesti looked like strolling to a comfortable victory as goals from Ciro Immobile, Wesley Hoedt and Cristiano Lombardi gave them a three-goal cushion going into half-time. However, Atalanta rallied after the break and two quick goals from Franck Kessie put the hosts right back i...Full Story »

Paris Saint Germain 3 - 0 Metz: Paris St Germain break down Metz to continue winning start

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Paris St Germain made it two wins from two as they continued a successful start to their title defence by beating newly-promoted Metz 3-0. Despite being frustrated during a scoreless first half, goals from Lucas Moura and Layvin Kurzawa after the break ensured PSG kept up the pace with early front-runners Lyon and Nice at the top of Ligue 1. A Jonathan Rivierez own goal in added time compounde...Full Story »

Genoa 3 - 1 Cagliari: Late rally earns Genoa victory

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Genoa scored three goals in the last 12 minutes to seal a 3-1 victory and deny newly-promoted Cagliari a winning start to their Serie A campaign. Lucas Ocampos curled an early effort over the top on debut and Darko Lazovic hit the bar as the home side dominated the first half at Stadio Luigi Ferraris. But after the break, veteran forward Marco Borriello headed the visitors in front. Olivier N...Full Story »

Empoli 0 - 1 Sampdoria: Sampdoria open with win at Empoli

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Sampdoria started their Serie A campaign with a 1-0 win at Empoli, who finished the match with 10 men. A goal from Colombia forward Luis Muriel on 37 minutes proved the difference between the two sides. Sampdoria, who knocked Bassano Virtus out of the Copa Italia in their first match of the new domestic campaign last weekend, were rewarded for their positive start at the Stadio Castellani when...Full Story »

Chievo 2 - 0 Inter Milan: Valter Birsa ruins Frank de Boer's debut as Inter Milan boss

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Frank de Boer made a losing start to life in Serie A as his Inter Milan side lost 2-0 at Chievo thanks to Valter Birsa's double strike. Birsa bagged both goals in the second half to leave De Boer, who replaced Roberto Mancini as manager less than two weeks ago, with much to ponder. Inter dominated early on but did little with the ball and lacked the intensity to cause Chievo problems. Antonio ...Full Story »

Bologna 1 - 0 Crotone: Late Mattia Destro strike gives Bologna winning start against Crotone

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Mattia Destro's late goal ensured Bologna made a winning start to the season by beating Serie A debutants Crotone 1-0 at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara. Bologna deserved their victory and it was one-way traffic for much of the game as the Serie B play-off winners struggled to adjust to the step up to the top flight. Summer signing Ladislav Krejci and Saphir Taider saw shots hit a post while Bologn...Full Story »

Delfino Pescara 1936 2 - 2 Napoli: Dries Mertens nets brace to help Napoli salvage draw at Pescara

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Dries Mertens came off the bench to score twice as Napoli fought back to secure a 2-2 draw against Serie A new-boys Pescara at Stadio Adriatico. First-half goals from Ahmed Benali and Gianluca Caprari had put the Delfini, promoted via the play-offs after finishing fourth in Serie B, in control. However, Mertens struck twice in the space of three minutes just after the hour to drag last season'...Full Story »

Real Sociedad 0 - 3 Real Madrid: Gareth Bale double downs Real Sociedad

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Gareth Bale made it five goals in four trips to San Sebastian as his early goal set Real Madrid on the way to a comfortable 3-0 victory away to Real Sociedad. The Wales forward headed home with just over a minute gone and the second arrived in the 40th minute when young midfielder Marco Asensio applied a composed finish to a long ball forward. Bale book-ended the night with virtually the las...Full Story »

Sporting de Gijon 2 - 1 Athletic Bilbao: Duje Cop and Victor Rodriguez on target as Sporting Gijon beat Athletic Bilbao

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Sporting Gijon scored twice in the space of three minutes at the start of the second half to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in their LaLiga opener at El Molinon. It was a positive start from the hosts, who had narrowly avoided relegation last season. Duje Cop and Victor Rodriguez struck swiftly after half-time before Borja Viguera netted a late consolation, with the contest overshadowed by racist ch...Full Story »

AC Milan 3 - 2 Torino: Donnarumma preserves Milan victory after Bacca hat-trick

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by PA

Carlos Bacca scored a hat-trick but AC Milan needed an injury-time penalty save from teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to secure a 3-2 win against Torino at San Siro. Bacca bagged his first with a diving header to convert Ignazio Abate's cross after 38 minutes but three minutes into the second half Torino, managed by Sinisa Mihajlovic who was sacked by the Rossoneri last season, were le...Full Story »

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