Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri was a relieved man after his team ended a five-match winless run by beating Sassuolo, and he had plenty of praise for match-winner Walter Samuel.
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.
Former England striker Michael Owen speaks to FIFA.com about his memories of coming up against Cambiasso, Riquelme, Aimar and Co. in a memorable FIFA U-20 World Cup encounter in 1997.
Inter Milan failed to take advantage of Juventus' defeat to AC Milan yesterday as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Parma.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Walter Samuel all enjoyed derbies to remember this week, while runs ended for both River Plate and Brad Friedel, and Seattle Sounders' fans created a new club record.
Napoli and Juventus remain locked together at the top of Serie A after winning their respective games against Udinese and Siena respectively.