MILAN – The first time that Milan met Fiorentina on the first round of the Serie A season was on the 20th of September 1931. At the San Siro, the two teams played out a 1-1 draw. Magnozzi opened the scoring for the hosts before Prendato scored the equaliser for the Viola.
The next occasion was two years later, the 10th of September 1933, with the Tuscan side running out 1-0 winners in Florence. Perazzolo was on target for Fiorentina.
Finally, the last time the two sides met on round 1 of the new season was on the 11th of September 1977 in Florence. Rossinelli (Fiorentina) and Calloni (Milan) were on the score-sheet that day in a 1-1 draw.