Verona beats AC Milan 2-1 in Italian league opener (The Associated Press)

Hellas Verona's Luca Toni, left, celebrates with his teammate Michelangelo Albertazzi after scoring during a Serie A soccer match against AC Milan at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Luca Toni scored twice and Hellas Verona beat AC Milan 2-1 Saturday to celebrate its return to Serie A after an 11-year absence as the Italian league opened with a shock. After Andrea Poli put Milan ahead in the 14th minute following a pass from Mario Balotelli, the 1.96-meter (6-foot-5) Toni struck back with headers in the 30th and 53rd minutes at the Bentegodi stadium. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

ROME (AP) — Luca Toni scored twice and Hellas Verona beat AC Milan 2-1 Saturday to celebrate its return to Serie A after an 11-year absence as the Italian league opened with a major upset.


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