Serie A Round-Up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Hernan Crespo's last-gasp goal secured a priceless 2-1 victory for Milan.Hernan Crespo's last-gasp goal secured a priceless 2-1 victory for Milan over Lazio at The Giuseppe Meazza.
The game looked destined to finish all square, but four minutes into injury-time Crespo stabbed home the rebound after Kaka's shot hit the post.
Despite dominating the contest, Lazio took the lead after Tomasso Rocchi was brought down in the area.
Massimo Oddo dispatched the spot-kick, however Dida will feel aggrieved not to have save the penalty after getting a hand on the ball.
Andrei Shevchenko, back after injury, came off the bench to equalise with a superb strike before Crespo netted with the last kick of the game.
Internazionale showed superb character to maintain their unbeaten Serie A record following a 2-2 draw at Parma.
The Nerazzurri, who played for over half the contest with just 10-men following Marco Materazzi's sending off for deliberate handball, were two down with an hour gone.
Fabio Simplicio opened the scoring from the penalty spot with Alberto Gilardino adding a second just before the hour mark that looked to have wrapped up the points.
The visitors never gave up hope and Colombian Ivan Cordoba netted with Christian Vieri (pictured) scoring shortly after from the penalty spot, his 100th for the club, to complete the comeback.
Udinese left it late but Vincenzo Iaquinta's goal with just six minutes remaining their snatched a 1-0 win over Brescia and lifted them into third in the table.
Atalanta secured just their second league win of the season following a 1-0 victory over Livorno.
The Stadio Azzurri D'Italia outfit are heavy favourites for the drop, but Luigi Sala's 23rd minute goal kept alive their faint hopes of survival.
Cagliari are unbeaten in three Serie A games following a 3-1 win over Lecce.
Massimo Gobbi opened the scoring for the home side, however Marko Vucinic equalised after 39 minutes.
Lecce's hopes of getting something out of the contest were hindered when Vincenzo Sicignano was sent off just nine minutes after the break.
Roma were frustrated by Bologna after being held to a 1-1 draw at Stadio Olimpico.
It all began so well with Vincenzo Montella opening the scoring, however Francesco Della Rocca earned a share of the spoils.
Reggina clawed back a two-goal deficit to claim a late 3-3 draw at home to Siena.
The visitors found themselves leading by two after 26 minutes following goals from Simone Vergassola and Enrico Chiesa.
Ivan Franceschini pulled one back before half time, but Siena regained control with Chiesa netting a second just before the hour mark.
With just ten minutes remaining Marco Borriello and Carlos Paredes scored in quick succession in a thrilling finish at Stadio Oreste Granillo.
A late brace from Mauro Esposito finished off the ten men by securing a 3-1 win for Cagliari.
Simone Tiribocchi's 16th minute goal gave Chievo a 1-0 success over Messina.
The visitors' miserable afternoon was complete late on with Gaetano D'Agostino saw red for collecting his second yellow card.
Milan will be hoping to close the gap on leaders Juventus when they tackle Lazio in the evening kick-off.Click below for match summaries:
Atalanta 1-0 Livorno
Brescia 0-1 Udinese
Cagliari 3-1 Lecce
Chievo 1-0 Messina
Milan 2-1 Lazio
Parma 2-2 Inter
Reggina 3-3 Siena
Roma 1-1 Bologna
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