Raffaele Palladino gave Parma a prestious 1-0 friendly victory over Olympique Marseille tonight.
Their first seasonal outing at the Stadio Tardini started badly, as Daniele Galloppa was forced off with an injury.
Antonio Cassano helped to set up Amauri and Jonathan Biabiany, but the Marseille goalkeeper held out well.
Nicola Sansone also threatened, but the decisive goal was scored by substitute Palladino, who combined with Raman Chibsah.
Parma 1-0 Olympique Marseille
Scorers: Palladino 78 (P)
Parma: Mirante (Bajza 58); Mendes (Benalouane 58), Lucarelli (Felipe 46), Paletta; Biabiany (Rosi 58), Parolo (Morrone 74), Valdes (Marchionni 58), Galloppa (Chibsah 31), Gobbi (Mesbah 46); Amauri (Palladino 74), Cassano (Sansone 58)
OM: Mandanda; Nkoulou, Gignac (Ayew 62), Payet (Sougou 78), Morel (Cheyrou 58), Amalfitano (Kadir 62), Romao, Diawara (Abadallah 73), Fanni (Mendes 73), Imbula, Valbuena