Sampdoria had been held in a 2-2 friendly contrivance by Serie C side Alessandria, with Fabio Quagliarella and Federico Bonazzoli on the accurate track.
Claudio Ranieri’s males had their first pre-season outing and it modified into a particular tournament, as there had been circa 1,000 fans allowed into the stands the usage of social distancing measures and masks.
Quagliarella opened the scoring by gathering from Valerio Verre and turning on a sixpence to space his lift out into the underside nook.
Nonetheless, Umberto Eusepi earned and converted a penalty to contrivance Alessandria level sooner than half of-time, introduced down by Ronaldo Vieira.
Bonazzoli soared above the crowd to nod in a Quagliarella unfriendly, nonetheless Alessandria fought reduction over again for a slack Lorenzo Podda equaliser on the counter-attack.
Alex Ferrari made his comeback after a long injure lay-off, having torn his anterior cruciate ligament in December.
Alessandria 2-2 Sampdoria
Quagliarella 7 (S), Eusepi pen 37 (A), Bonazzoli 59 (S), Podda 87 (A)
Sampdoria: Ravaglia; Rocha (Ferrari 62), Tonelli, Colley (Regini 62), Augello (Murru 62); Ramirez (Depaoli 46), Vieira (Capezzi 62), Verre (Yoshida 62), Leris (La Gumina 62); Quagliarella, Bonazzoli (Prelec 62)
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