In last night’s friendlies Bologna, Chievo, Parma and Atalanta secured wins, but Cagliari fell to a surprise defeat.
Bologna thumped Serie D side Mezzolara 7-1 with Daniele Paponi’s hat-trick, a Roger De Carvalho brace and goals from Federico Casarini and Archimede Morleo.
Chievo squeezed a 2-1 win away to Corsican side Bastia thanks to Sergio Pellissier and David Di Michele.
Parma earned a 1-0 victory over Viktoria Zizkov with summer signing Ishak Belfodil getting the only goal.
Atalanta scraped past Ternana 1-0 after an early Simone Tiribocchi strike.
Cagliari fell to a surprise 2-1 defeat against Ajaccio, as Daniele Conti’s temporary equaliser was not enough.