Recoba leaves it late for Inter
By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Christian Vieri got Inter off to the perfect start with his seventh minute strike but Hector Cuper's men were unable to add to their lead throughout the game.
Reggina than grabbed a late equaliser when Japanese international Syunsuke Nakamura fired in an 88th minute penalty only for Alvaro Recoba to snatch the three points with a dramatic last-minute winner.
Roma fell to the shock of the season so far as they went down to a 2-1 defeat at home to newly promoted Modena.
Francesco Totti gave the home side the lead after just five minutes when he converted from the penalty spot.
The major talking point came just before half time when referee Farina awarded Modena a penalty for an Emerson foul on Giuseppe Sculli.
The Roma players were furious at the decision but Christian Panucci took his protest too far and was shown a red card by the official to reduce the hosts to ten men a minute before half time.
Omar Milanetto made matters worse as he converted from the spot to make it 1-1 going into the interval.
The men of Modena sensed a shock was on the cards and made the most of their man advantage in the second period, taking the lead in the 77th minute when Sculli notched to make it 2-1.
The visitors held on to seal a memorable victory at Stadio Olimpico to signal their intentions for the rest of the season.
Lazio bounced back from their opening day defeat to record a 1-0 away win at Torino.
The Roman side also left it late with Argentinian Diego Simeone netting the winner four minutes before time at Delle Alpi.
Chievo failed to build on their superb 3-2 win at Lazio as they went down 2-1 at home to Brescia.
Igli Tare opened the scoring for the visitors on 58 minutes before Federicio Coassato levelled for The Flying Donkeys although Brescia stole all the points when Anthony Seric bagged the winner three minutes before the end.
Piacenza made it two wins out of two with a comfortable 2-0 home win against Udinese.
Dario Hubner bagged the first goal after 26 minutes and on loan Juventus star Enzo Maresca notched the second with two minutes left.
Cristiano Doni bagged a brace, one a penalty, for Atalanta at home to Bologna but they were still held to a 2-2 draw.
Tomas Locatelli opened the scoring for the visitors and a Claudio Belucci penalty grabbed a point for Bologna following Doni's double.
Parma eased to a 2-0 win over newcomers Como at Ennio Tardini with goals coming from Sabri Lamouchi after 13 minutes and Adriano a minute after the break.