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Sampdoria 1-2 Napoli: late turnaround as Hamsik and Cavani snatch the win

September 20, 2010
Sampdoria 1-2 Napoli: late turnaround as Hamsik and Cavani snatch the win

Napoli dominated the game and yet fell behind, before rallying in the final ten minutes to record their first win of the season.
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Juventus 3-3 Sampdoria: All-out-attack from both sides produces a superb match

September 13, 2010
Juventus 3-3 Sampdoria: All-out-attack from both sides produces a superb match

A brilliant, open, end-to-end classic as Miloš Krasić and Antonio Cassano dominated the game.
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Cesena 2-0 Milan: familiar problems for Milan

September 12, 2010
Cesena 2-0 Milan: familiar problems for Milan

Newly-promoted Cesena have four points from two tough opening games against Roma and Milan after this deserved victory.
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Fiorentina 1-1 Napoli: the away side’s lopsided defensive shape works rather well

September 1, 2010
Fiorentina 1-1 Napoli: the away side’s lopsided defensive shape works rather well

The closest thing to a ‘glamour tie’ in the first round of Serie A finished all square – 1-1 both in terms of goals and red cards.
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Bologna 0-0 Inter: Benitez starts with bore draw

August 31, 2010
Bologna 0-0 Inter: Benitez starts with bore draw

A low-key game with few goalscoring opportunities – the result was celebrated by managerless Bologna like a win.
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