Verona scored in the final minutes to earn a 2-2 draw with Italian Serie A champions Juventus, while Roma also stuttered with a 0-0 draw at Lazio and Inter won a hard-fought battle against Sassuolo 1-0.
Italian international and Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo was named Serie A player of the 2012/13 season by his fellow players.
FIFA.com takes a look back at the exciting and record-breaking first half of the Serie A season. There is a record-high average of 2.76 goals per game, Juventus lead the way and all is not well in Milan.
Featuring Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mario Mandzukic on the sins of their past, Gennaro Gattuso on Andrea Pirlo being a secret terror, and other gems from Mario Balotelli, Fred, Eden Hazard and Massimo Moratti.
Wesley Sneijder's 85th minute strike was enough to give Galatasaray a 1-0 win over Juventus in their rescheduled UEFA Champions League match to see them reach the last-16 at the Italian side's expense.
Eight places remain in the UEFA Champions League last 16 and 15 sides will be looking to secure their place in the final round of groups matches on Tuesday and Wednesday.