Wednesday July 24 2019
Serie A friendly round-up

Cagliari beat Chievo, while Sampdoria, Sassuolo and Brescia also registered pre-season friendly victories today.

The Sardinians fought hard to beat recently-relegated Chievo 2-1, as Kiril Despodov’s opener was cancelled out by Mariusz Stepinski and Leonardo Pavoletti sealed the win on an Artur Ionita assist.

Sampdoria secured a 4-0 victory over Pro Patria, with Emiliano Bonazzoli taking centre-stage thanks to a goal and two assists for Manolo Gabbiadini and Jakub Jankto.

Teenager Mohamed Bahlouli completed the rout.

Sassuolo had new signing Junior Hamed Traore on the scoresheet during a 5-0 victory over Real Vicenza, while 20-year-old Nicholas Pierini found the net twice, Manuel Locatelli and Domenico Berardi also on target.

Brescia flattened local side Ciliverghe Mazzano 11-0, with Leonardo Morosini and Alfredo Donnarumma enjoying a hat-trick each, plus Luca Tremolada’s brace.

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