SERIE A SEASON 2012-13
Week 526 Sep 2012
Catania2 - 1Atalanta
Chievo0 - 2Inter
Fiorentina0 - 0Juventus
Genoa1 - 1Parma
Milan2 - 0Cagliari
Napoli3 - 0Lazio
Pescara1 - 0Palermo
Roma1 - 1Sampdoria
Siena1 - 0Bologna
Torino0 - 0Udinese
Catania fought back after a goalkeeping howler to earn this victory, but Atalanta had a golden opportunity to snatch a point in stoppages.
Inter stuttered, suffered and lost Wesley Sneijder, but clinical finishing saw them take a 2-0 victory away from Chievo’s Stadio Bentegodi.
Fiorentina had the better chances, including a Stevan Jovetic header off the bar, so Juventus can be content with a point that ends their perfect record.
Marco Borriello missed one penalty, but had the courage to convert a contentious second in this hard-fought and controversial draw.
Stephan El Shaarawy’s brace finally ended the San Siro curse, although Milan had to struggle for their 2-0 win over 10-man Cagliari.
Edinson Cavani scored a hat-trick and missed a penalty as Napoli demolished Lazio, but Miroslav Klose earned respect by confessing to a handling offence.
Pescara celebrated their first win of the season with a Vladimir Weiss screamer after 10-man Palermo wasted numerous chances.
Francesco Totti scored a celebratory goal, but Roma were unable to beat 10-man Sampdoria thanks to a Maarten Stekelenburg howler.
Bologna absolutely dominated their trip to Siena this evening, but emerged 1-0 losers due to a deflection and the heroics of Gianluca Pegolo.
Torino hit the woodwork three times, but Udinese had a shout for a ‘phantom’ goal in stoppages.