Juventus moved level with champions Milan at the top of Serie A following their narrow win at Lazio.
Juve looked set to lose ground on their title rivals as Lazio matched them during Stadio Olimpico on Sunday evening.
However, with just four minutes left in the capital Pavel Nedved struck against his former club.
Milan had edged three points clear of their rivals on Saturday with a comfortable 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Parma. Goals from Kaka, Tomasson and Cafu secured the points for Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
The defeat left Parma lying in 19th spot in the 20-team division. Meanwhile, with only five games remaining – only one goal now separates the top two.
Sampdoria moved back into fourth place thanks to a 2-1 victory over struggling Roma at The Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Samp saw Udinese move back ahead of them in the race for the final UEFA Champions League spot on Saturday after a 3-2 victory at Siena.
Max Tonetto put Sampdoria ahead on 33 minutes and Francesco Flachi’s penalty 15 minutes from time completed the victory, despite Vincenzo Montella’s late consolation.
Roma are now looking anxiously over their shoulders. They lie just fiuve points clears of the relegation zone.
Palermo saw their hopes of a Champions League spot suffer a significant blow after an unlikely defeat at bottom of the table Atalanta.
Luigi Sala scored in the final minute to give Atalanta the win which boosts their slim hopes of survival as they are now within four points off fifth from bottom Chievo – who drew 1-1 with Cagliari.
Elsewhere, Messina came from behind to inflict only a second defeat of the season on Internazionale. Inter went ahead just after the break through Julio Cruz, but Arturo Di Napoli levelled on the hour before Pereira Rafael fired home the late winner.
Livorno’s remain in contention for a UEFA Cup spot thanks to a 1-0 win over Lecce, with Cristiano Lucarelli’s last minute goal securing a valuable three points.
Relegation threatened Brescia improved their chances of survival with a 2-0 win over Reggina. Luigi Di Biagio and Marius Stankevicius were on target to help Brescia leapfrog Parma at the foot of the table.
Fiorentina climbed out of the bottom three after a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Bologna.