The 2021-22 Serie A season kicks off on August 21, so clubs are gearing up with a series of test matches.
Venezia hosted a local side called Top 11 Radio Club 103, emerging 15-0 winners with four for Icelandic striker Ottar Magnus Karlsson, Francesco Di Mariano’s hat-trick and new American signing Tanner Tessmann also on target.
Hellas Verona under new coach Eusebio Di Francesco made short work of Real Vicenza, registering a 5-0 victory with several big players left out due to muscular issues in training.
Teenager Matteo Cancellieri was the star of the show with a brace in the second half.
Salernitana took on Serie C outfit Sambenedettese and it was a tough test, the newly-promoted club eventually winning 3-2.
Midfielder Andrea Schiavone converted two penalties around a Julian Kristoffersen strike.
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