Valter Birsa led AC Milan to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Udinese in a match that saw Kaka make his return to the Serie A side. Earlier in the day, Cagliari beat ten-man Catania 2-1.
Napoli earned three points with a 2-0 win at Genoa on the back of a Goran Pandev brace, sending Rafael Benitez's men to the top of the Serie A table, while AC Milan also notched a victory Saturday, edging Sampdoria 1-0.
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.