Juventus left it late to secure three points with an extra time winner, while Cheivo dropped Napoli 2-0 and Siena boosted their survival hopes with a 2-1 win at Palermo in Sunday's Serie A action.
FIFA.com previews a Clausura campaign which Boca Juniors will begin as the heavy favourites to win back-to-back titles, with Velez Sarsfield, Lanus, Racing Club and Estudiantes expected to provide their biggest challenge.
Alessandro Del Piero had given Juventus a two-goal lead going into the break, but Alejandro Gomez reduced the deficit just before Francesco Lodi scored a dramatic goal to draw Catania level at 2-2.
Diego Maradona has revealed his frustration at Argentina's latest defeat, for which he has taken the blame, and urged his side to beat Paraguay.
The 50th edition of the competition belonged to Estudiantes and their infallible captain Juan Sebastian Veron, who edged Cruzeiro in the final.
From Carlos Tevez through Yuri Zhirkov to Felipe Melo, FIFA.com looks over some of the headline-grabbing transfers over the past couple of weeks.