Juvenuts are now three points clear atop the Italian Serie A table with a last-gasp 1-0 win over Udinese, while Inter Milan and Roma were both held to 1-1 draws by Sampdoria and Atalanta respectively.
After 260 games across qualifying Europe, the nine sides headed for Brazil 2014 and the eight going into the play-offs have been decided, but in which games were their paths decided? FIFA.com investigates.
FIFA World Cup qualifying resumes in the European Zone on Tuesday with Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland all aiming to secure their places. FIFA.com previews the action.
With four matches to go in the European qualifying campaign for Brazil 2014, the 26 fixtures scheduled for Matchday Eight on Friday should go a long way to deciding which teams make the journey to South America next summer.
Gianluigi Buffon saved three Uruguay penalties in Italy's second FIFA Confederations Cup penalty shootout in a matter of days to earn Cesare Prandelli's men third place.
Spain are having to plan for their semi-final match against Italy with the possibility of being without midfielder Cesc Fabregas and striker Roberto Soldado due to muscle injuries.