Sassuolo won the local derby with Bologna 1-0 thanks to a Domenico Berardi strike.
This game won’t be played in Serie A this season, as Bologna were relegated in May, so the friendly in Sestola is their only chance to fight for local pride.
Berardi got the decisive goal, cutting in from the right to skip past Abero and smash in the right-foot angled drive.
Bologna: Stojanovic (Coppola 46), Garics (Ceccarelli 65), Abero (Morleo 65), Matuzalem (Pasi 55), Oikonomou, Ferrari, Djokovic (Friberg 71), Casarini (Yaisien 83), Acquafresca (Cacia 62), Laribi, Troianiello (Giannone 46)
Sassuolo: Pomini (Polito 46); Gazzola (Acerbi 70), Cannavaro, Ariaudo (Manfredini 58), Peluso (Terranova 70); Chibsah (Missiroli 46), Magnanelli (Brighi 66), Kurtic (Biondini 31); Berardi (Sereni 74), Pavoletti (Sansone 46), Floro Flores (Gliozzi 66)
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