The return of Serie A: Pato stars for Milan in Siena win; Bologna & Fiorentina share the opening day spoils

Siena 1 – AC Milan 2 (Serie A, August 22, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Alexandre Pato fired AC Milan into the lead after being set up by a perfect through-ball from Ronaldinho, only for Siena to level before the break when Abdelkader Ghezzal brought the hosts level. The Rossoneri claimed an opening day win courtesy of Alexandre Pato’s second in the second half.

Watch individual match highlights for Ronaldinho, Alexandre Pato, Thiago Silva and Alessandro Nesta.

Bologna 1 – Fiorentina 1 (Serie A, August 22, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Bologna striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo saw his corner kick sail into the Fiorentina far post as the hosts took a first half lead. The Viola drew level midway through the second half as Adrian Mutu struck the leveller with a rocket into the roof of the net.