Amauri scored in an entertaining 3-3 draw between Parma and Slavia Prague, while Lazio, Sampdoria, Bologna and Genoa were also in action.
The Ducali began their pre-season preparations in a prestigious friendly against Slavia Prague and their first goal came from summer signing Amauri.
Daniele Galloppa put them 2-1 up before Slavia struck twice in three minutes to go 3-2 in front.
Alessandro Lucarelli nodded in a corner to round out the 3-3 scoreline, but there was bad news when Jonathan Biabiany limped off injured.
In other friendly news, Sampdoria saw off Lucento 6-0 with Maxi Lopez and Mauro Emmanuel Icardi getting braces. Nicola Pozzi and Eder were also on target.
Bologna played two 45-minute mini-matches, beating Garibaldina 5-0 and Mezzolombardo 4-0. Saphir Taider scored a hat-trick, while Christian Pasquato, Henry Gimenez, Andrea Coda, Nico Pulzetti and Frederik Sorensen found the net.
Genoa crushed Bormiese 17-0, as Ciro Immobile got a hat-trick, Cristobal Jorquera and Ze Eduardo netted four each and Dejan Lazarevic had a brace.
Lazio beat Serie D side Montebelluna 6-0 with their second friendly match in 24 hours. Mauro Zarate, Hernanes, Antonio Candreva, Cristian Ledesma and an Antonio Rozzi double completed the rout.
Parma 3-3 Slavia Prague
Scorers: Kores 15 (S), Amauri 26 (P), Galloppa 49 (P), Kisel 61 (S), Vosahlik 64 (S), Lucarelli 77 (P)
Parma: Mirante; Santacroce (Lucarelli 25), Paletta, Fideleff (Maceachen 50); Biabiany (Acquah 11) (Musacci 79), Ninis (Parolo 46), Valdes (Pellè 59), Morrone (Galloppa 46), Gobbi (Modesto 60); Pabon (Chibsah 59), Amauri (Belfodil 46)
Slavia Prague: Contofalsky; Nitriansky, Latka (Dostal 46), Hubacek, Conka; Jarolim (Zmrhal 77), Petrak (Milutinovic 84); Kores, Kisel (Hurka 68), Juhar (Tusiak 75); Skoda (Vosahlik 55)
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