AS Roma put on an impressive attacking display, creating 20 attempts on goal, though Bryan Cristante's deflected first-half strike was the difference as the Giallorossi clinched a 1-0 win away to Salernitana in their opening Serie A fixture.
José Mourinho's men began making immediate inroads to the hosts' penalty area, though putting the ball beyond Luigi Sepe and into the back of the net proved to be an issue for Nicolo Zaniolo, who spurned a hat trick of one-on-ones in the opening 24 minutes.
Spezia registered their first victory on the opening day of a Serie A campaign at the third attempt of asking, after a 1-0 victory over Empoli at the Stadio Alberto Picco.
Hoping to build upon their convincing 5-1 victory over Serie Boutfit Como in the first round of the Coppa ltalia, the hosts began their opening 2022/23 SA contest in determined fashion.
Ciro Immobile scored on a fifth Serie A opening day in a row, to help 10-man Lazio come from behind and deny 10-man Bologna a first victory away to the Biancocelesti since 2012.
Despite high expectations heading into the season, Lazio's Serie A campaign got off to the worst possible start when debutant goalkeeper Luís Maximiano saw red just six minutes in.
Fiorentina snatched victory deep into stoppage time in dramatic circumstances, as Andrei Radu's howler handed the Viola a 3-2 opening day victory at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Seria a table after AS Roma and Fiorentina both win.
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