Serie A: Fiorentina and Livorno triumph in openers
August 27, 2005
By Simon Evans
New signings Stefano Fiore and Luca Toni were on target in Fiorentina's 2-1 home triumph over Sampdoria while Raffaele Palladino clinched a 2-1 win for Livorno over Lecce.
Sampdoria, fifth last season, were outplayed in the first half by a Fiorentina side hardly recognisable from the team which avoided relegation on the final day.