Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne curled in a late goal to offer them a 2-1 win at home to Roma in Serie A on Sunday while inspirational midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo made his reunite for the visitors following a knee injury.
Insigne collected the ball just on the edge of the region, sent a dipping shot into the far corner in the 82nd minute after which celebrated by chest-bumping his coach Gennaro Gattuso as Napoli pulled level using their opponents on 48 points.
Roma stayed ahead in fifth spot on goal difference because the teams are level on the head-to-head record.
Atalanta continued their winning streak as Luis Muriel’s penality secured a 1-0 victory at 10-man Cagliari.
Atalanta, who’ve won their last 10 games in most competitions, stay fourth with 63 points and moved to within one point of Inter Milan while Cagliari are 11th.
Bologna‘s Gambian duo Musa Juwara and Musa Barrow scored within the last 20 minutes to give the 10-man visitors an unlikely 2-1 make an impression on Inter Milan who once more threw away a match that was theirs for the ingesting Serie A on Sunday.
The contest fired up a remarkable double save by Bologna goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski who stopped a Lautaro Martinez penalty and parried away Roberto Gagliardini’s effort from the rebound when Inter were leading and playing with a guy extra.
The defeat almost certainly ended Inter’s lingering title hopes as it left them with 64 points from 30 games, 11 adrift of leaders Juventus and four points behind second-placed Lazio with eight games remaining.
At another end of the dining table, Genoa boosted their odds of avoiding relegation with a last-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 at fellow strugglers Udinese.
Andrea Pinamonti’s penalty was saved but that he fired in the rebound. Genoa moved two points above the drop zone, and five points below Udinese.
Brescia are six points from safety following a surprise 2-0 win over Hellas Verona but last-place Spal lost 3-0 at Sampdoria, who moved seven points clear of the relegation zone. Fiorentina won 2-1 at Parma.