Italy went in leading 8-6 at half-time thanks to a try by Andrea Masi to two penalties by Chris Paterson. But the Scots dominated after the break and Nick De Luca went over the line to end the try drought, while Nikki Walker powered through for a second touchdown soon after.
Chris Paterson added the rest of the home points with his boot. to give us the final score of:
Scotland 21-8 Italy
Tries: De Luca, Walker Cons: Paterson Pens: Paterson 3
Tries: Masi Cons: Pens: Bergamasco
Scotland: Paterson, Walker, Ansbro, S. Lamont, Danielli, Jackson, R. Lawson, Jacobsen, Ford, Cross, Gray, Kellock, Hines, Brown, Barclay.
Replacements: De Luca for Ansbro (19), Parks for S. Lamont (78), Blair for R. Lawson (64), S. Lawson for Ford (64), Murray for Cross (64), Strokosch for Hines (54), Vernon for Brown (74).
Italy: Masi, Benvenuti, Canale, Sgarbi, Bergamasco, Burton, Semenzato, Perugini, Ghiraldini, Castrogiovanni, Del Fava, Geldenhuys, Zanni, Derbyshire, Parisse.
Replacements: McLean for Masi (32), Canavosio for Sgarbi (69), Orquera for Burton (59), Lo Cicero for Perugini (59), Festuccia for Ghiraldini (79), Bernabo for Del Fava (54), Barbieri for Derbyshire (59).
Ref: S Walsh (New Zealand).