Napoli missed the chance to cut the gap on leaders AC Milan at the top, while Roma also failed to win.
High-flying Napoli suffer defeat while Roma held to stalemate
Napoli missed the chance to cut the gap on leaders AC Milan at the top of Serie A, while Roma also failed to win.
Davide Moscardelli and Gennaro Sardo consigned second-placed Napoli
to a 2-0 defeat against Chievo
in Verona to leave the visitors five points off the summit.
missed a chance to move into third place after being held to a 1-1 draw by Brescia
at the Stadio Olimpico.
Marco Borriello shot the hosts in front shortly before the hour mark but the joy was shortlived as the visitors equalised 11 minutes later through Eder, although Roma moved fourth on goal difference with the draw.
to sixth in the table with a 2-1 win over the Bianconeri at the Stadio Renzo Barbera.
Fabrizio Miccoli and Giulio Migliaccio put the Sicilians two goals up within the first 20 minutes before Claudio Marchisio netted a consolation.
dropped to seventh despite Maurizio Domizzi salvaging a point in a 1-1 draw with Bologna
, who had taken the lead via Marco Di Vaio.
Down at the bottom, Lecce
moved up to 16th after substitute Ernesto Chevanton earned a vital 1-0 victory at Parma
with an injury-time header.
- one place ahead in 17th - both remain in a precarious position after they shared a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Dino Manuzzi.
Maxi Lopez opened the scoring for the visitors in the eighth minute before Luis Jimenez levelled just after the half-hour.
fell to a third defeat in a row with a 1-0 loss to Cagliari
amid the protests of the Blucerchiati fans against the sale of prized assets Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Cassano this winter.
A stunning individual goal from Radja Nainggolan in the 37th minute earned the Sardinians three points at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Meanwhile, Mario Alberto Santana scored the only goal of the game as Fiorentina
in the table.
Santana stabbed home from a tight angle five minutes before half-time as the hosts ended the day one point above their opponents in 11th.