Juventus maintained their 100% start to the season with a 2-1 win over Parma on Saturday.
Marco Delvecchio had given hosts Parma the lead 13 minutes in, but Juve equalised just before the break through Mauro Camoranesi. The winner came from Patrick Vieira who maintained his wonderful goal-scoring run to secure all three points for the champions.
Internazionale maintained pressure on the Serie A leaders as they secured a 1-0 win over Fiorentina.
Roberto Mancini’s men lie three points behind the leaders after Nigereian striker Obafemi Martins converted Luis Figo’s cross from close range.
City rivals Milan maintained their pursuit of the unbeaten leaders with a 2-0 win at Treviso.
Andrei Shevchenko opened the scoring two minutes before the break when converting from the penalty spot. Alberto Gilardino, who has been the subject of much criticism since his big-money move from Parma, added the second on 73 minutes.
The game saw Paolo Maldini break Dino Zoff’s long-standing Serie A appearance record as he made his 571st appearance in Italy’s top-flight.
Roma missed the chance to move into the top five after being held to a goalless draw at struggling Cagliari.
Livorno continued their good start to the season with a 2-0 victory over an Ascoli side reduced to ten men following the dismissal of Mirko Cudini midway through the first half.
Raffaele Palladino gave Livorno the lead on 51 minutes and a Cristiano Lucarelli penalty secured the points.
Chievo picked up an impressive win at Sampdoria earning a 2-1 victory at Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Goals from Daniele Franceschini and Victor Obinna earned Chievo an impressive 2-1 win at Sampdoria.
Struggling Messina are still without a win after going down 4-2 to Siena. Tomas Locatelli gave Siena the lead on ten minutes, but Zoro Kpolo leveled the scores two minutes later.
Enrico Chiesa scored twiced either side of half-time before Locatelli added his second and his side’s fourth a minute. Arturo Di Napoli pulled a goal back on 67 minutes but it was little more than a consolation.
Lazio moved up to sixth after coming from two goals down to beat Palermo at Stadio Olimpico
Palermo took a two-goal lead thanks to strikes form Andrea Caracciolo and Mariano Gonzalez either side of the break.
However, Lazio fought back through goals from Tommaso Rocchi reand Goran Pandev, before Christian Manfredini gave Lazio the lead. Rocchi made sure of the win with the fourth four minutes from time.
Empoli climbed out of trouble with a 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Lecce.