Pazzini brace for Samp dents Roma title hopes; Juve breeze apst Bari; Livorno relegated as Lazio move closer to survival; Chievo stun Viola

Roma 1 – Sampdoria 2 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Francesco Totti put the capital club ahead on 14 minutes, but Giampaolo Pazzini headed an equaliser early in the second period with Sampdoria’s first effort on goal, and with their second effort Pazzini fired home an 85th minute winner.

Juventus 3 – Bari 0 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) After a goalless first half between Juventus and Bari, the halftime interval saw rival fans get involved in a confrontations in the stands. The old Lady then took the lead ten minutes into the second half when Vincenzo Iaquinta rounded the keeper and squeezed his shot home from a tight angle. Alex Del Piero doubled Juve’s lead from the penalty spot before Vincenzo Iaquinta slid home a late third to complete a comfortable home win.

Udinese 4 – Siena 1 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Simone Pepe gave Udinese the lead over Siena with a header, but the visitors levelled through Emanuele Calaio five minutes from the break. The Zebrette, however, still when into the interval ahead when Pepe curled home his second of the game in the 42 minute. It became 3-1 to Udinese just after the hour mark when Alexis Sanchez netted the ball. Nine minutes from normal time the hosts were awarded a penalty and Serie A’s top scorer Antonio Di Natale  made no mistake from the spot.

Genoa 1- Lazio 2 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Rodrigo Palacio fired Genoa into an earl lead over Lazio, but the Romans equalised through Andre Dias header from a corner midway through the half and Sergio Floccari’s close range finish put the visitors in the lead just after the half hour.

Bologna 2 – Parma 1 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) A fine solo goal from Jonathan Biabiany put Parma in a 23rd minute lead at Bologna, but after the visitors had Cristian Zaccardo sent off of the half hour the hosts levelled through Marco Di Vaio’s neat flick to go into the break on an equal footing. Five minutes after the break Di Vaio bagged his brace to complete the turnaround for the hosts.

Livorno 3 – Catania 1 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Cristiano Lucarelli put Livorno ahead against Catania from the penalty spot in an incident that saw Capuano dismissed for the Sicilians. On the hour mark Livorno scored their second goal through Claudio Bellucci and six minutes later Catania conceded their third goal of the afternoon when Martin Bergvold struck. However, the visitors did pull a goal back when, on 87 minutes, Maxi Lopez scored one of the goals of the weekend with an outstanding overhead-volley from 15-yards out.

Fiorentina 0 – Chievo 2 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Fiorentina could have gone ahead just six minutes into the second half but Juan Manuel Vargas failed to convert the spot-kick. Five minutes later Sergio Pellissier made the Florence-based side pay with the opener, and with 15 minutes remaining Gennaro Sardo put the Veronese side 2-0 up.

Napoli 0 – Cagliari 0 (Serie A, April 25, 2010) Napoli’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League next season were dealt another blow when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Cagliari.