Napoli's attempt to close in on Juventus' Serie A lead was stymied by Sampdoria, while Catania continued their winning ways with a 1-0 win over Bologna.
To mark the 15th anniversary of FIFA’s Fair Play Day, FIFA.com searched through the archives to find 15 interesting examples of sportsmanship in football.
Alessio Cerci scored both the goals as Fiorentina beat Empoli 2-1 in the Coppa Italia, while Genoa and Siena also progressed with victories against Bari and Cagliari respectively.
The race for first place promises to be an enthralling tussle as Group E pits together three sides – Norway, Slovenia and Switzerland – in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking top 30.
A ten-man Slovenia side defeated Faroe Islands 2-0 in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying Group C, with Valter Birsa scoring and Rogvi Baldvinsson heading in an own-goal to cap of the visitors' win.
A late goal from Julien Quercia gave Auxerre a 2-1 win over second-placed Rennes, who were denied the chance to regain the Ligue 1 lead and now trail leaders Brest by two points.