Di Francesco signed a contract through June, 2022. He previously coached Pescara, Lecce, Sassuolo, Roma and Sampdoria.
The coronavirus-delayed Serie A season ended almost 12 months after it started on 24 August, 2019.
Serie A: Ciro Immobile scores, taking tally to 35 goals, as Lazio beats Brescia 2-0 in race for second spot
Immobile is just one off equaling the all-time record of 36 goals in a Serie A season, set by Gonzalo Higuain when he was at Napoli in 2015-16.
With Lazio’s title chances all but evaporating and players getting into an argument, the 27-year-old Patric suddenly dipped his head and bit Lecce defender Giulio Donati on the left arm.
Serie A: Juventus squander chance to go 10 points clear at top, let two-goal lead slip in 4-2 loss at AC Milan
Juventus stand seven points clear of Lazio at the top of Serie A standings with Inter Milan 11 points adrift with a game in hand.
Ronaldo had struggled since football resumed in Italy, but his return to form pushed Juventus seven points clear of second-placed Lazio, who hosts Fiorentina on Saturday.
Serie A: Ciro Immobile scores as rampant Lazio beat Genoa to stay hot on trail of leaders Juventus, AS Roma end losing run
Lazio, on 59 points from 25 games, stayed one point behind the Turin side as they equalled their points tally for the whole of last season, when they finished eighth, and extended their unbeaten run to 20 league games, including 16 wins
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo's brace against Parma helps Juventus go four points clear at top; Inter Milan held by Lecce
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus beat Parma 2-1 on Sunday to remain firmly on course for a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title.
Serie A: Returning Mario Balotelli scores but Brescia denied by Parma's late goal; Bologna win at Lecce
Brescia striker Mario Balotelli replied to being dropped for the second time this season by coming off the bench to score on Sunday but his team had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Parma in Serie A after the home side snatched a late equaliser.
Serie A: Napoli concede late goal to lose 2-1 to Parma; Brescia notch up second straight win, beat Lecce 3-0 at home
Napoli hasn't won in Serie A since beating Hellas Verona 2-0 on 19 October
Serie A: Genoa's Goran Pandev scores remarkable goal from 40 metres before being sent off in draw against Lecce
Pandev struck in the 31st minute when Lecce goalkeeper Gabriel sent a clearance straight to him and the North Macedonian controlled the ball on his chest and immediately sent a long, looping shot into the net from around 40 metres
Both goals came from penalties with Dybala's strike from the spot after 50 minutes cancelled out by Lecce's Marco Mancosu's effort six minutes later.
Serie A: Romelu Lukaku scores on Inter Milan debut as Antonio Conte starts San Siro reign with thumping win over Lecce
Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku scored on his Inter Milan debut as new coach Antonio Conte's reign got off to a perfect start with a 4-0 win over Lecce.
Eight-time Serie A champions Juventus eager to shake things up with unconventional Maurizio Sarri for coach
Maurizio Sarri did a good job while coaching the Serie A side Napoli as they played the most attractive football and pushed Juventus all the way