Serie A Round-up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Adriano inspired Internazionale to 3-0 victory over Treviso.Adriano inspired Internazionale to an opening day win with a superb hat-trick in the 3-0 victory over Treviso.
The Brazilian marksman got off the mark with the opener on 32 minutes and he grabbed a second on 68 minutes.
Adriano completed the scoring and his treble ten minutes from time to start the season in perfect style.
Juventus began the defence of their Serie A title with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Chievo at Stadio Delle Alpi.
David Trezeguet netted the only goal of the game on 36 minutes with a flying header from Gianluca Zambrotta's cross.
New boys Ascoli held Milan to a 1-1 draw in their opening game of the season.
Mirko Cudini gave Ascoli a shock lead on 58 minutes, but Andrei Shevchenko earned Milan a point with a a 63rd minute equaliser.
Roma got their campaign off to a winning start with an impressive 3-0 victory at Reggina.
Alessandro Mancini fired Roma on their way with the opener on the half hour mark and Daniele de Rossi doubled the lead a minute after the break.
Shabani Nonda marked his debut coming off the bench to grab his first goal for the club in the final minute.
Udinese inflicted a 1-0 defeat on new boys Empoli at Stadio Friuli.
Sulley Muntari hit the only goal of the game for Udinese on the half hour mark.
Lazio picked up all three points from their clash with Messina at Stadio Olimpico with a 1-0 victory.
Goran Pandev netted the all-important winner on 21 minutes for new-look Lazio.
Parma were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Palermo.
Christian Terlizzi gave Palermo the lead on 36 minutes, but Mark Bresciano ensured the honours were shared with an equaliser three minutes after the break.
Two second half goals from Enrico Chiesa helped Siena to a 2-1 win over Cagliari.
Mauro Esposito broke the deadlock after just nine minutes, but Chiesa drew Siena level from the penalty spot right on the stroke of half time.
Chiesa fired Siena in front on 58 minutes, but they were made to hold on for the victory after Roberto D`Aversa was sent off 24 minutes from the end.
Click below for match summaries:
Ascoli 1-1 AC Milan
Internazionale 3-0 Treviso
Lazio 1-0 Messina
Parma 1-1 Palermo
Reggina 0-3 Roma
Siena 2-1 Cagliari
Udinese 1-0 Empoli
Juventus v Chievo