Juventus loses at home in Serie A to Palermo for first time in 47 years

Cagliari 0 – AC Milan 0 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Cagliari picked up their first point of the season after holding Milan in a dour match.

Juventus 1 – Palermo 2 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Fabrizio Miccoli continued his fine form for Palermo by giving them the lead, tapping home the opener after Buffon had made a fine reflex save. But Del Piero brought the Bianconeri level with a free-kick which rocketed past the flapping keeper. Juve’s mood was soured minutes later with Sissoko’s dismissal. Palermo then shocked Juve in the second half, Mchedlidze was sent clear to bag the second and consign the Old Lady to a surprise defeat.

Genoa 3 – Napoli 2 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Napoli took an early lead through Lavezzi, but Genoa levelled on the stroke of halftime when Papastathopoulos fired a low drive by the far post. Palladino put the hosts ahead, and after Rossi was dismissed, Milito added a third. Denis pulled a goal back late on before Papastathopoulos was sent off with one minute left.

Chievo 0 – Fiorentina 2 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Goals in each half from Zdravko Kuzmanovic (32) and Alberto Gilardino (74) were enough for Cesare Prandelli’s men. Chievo had been reduced to ten-men in the first-half when Francesco Scardina was dismissed.

Siena 1 – Roma 0 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Mario Frick scored the winner in first half stoppage time as he reached Maccarone’s cross just ahead Philippe Mexes. The defeat leaves Spalletti’s team in the bottom half of the table, with just seven points from six games.

Reggina 1 – Catania 1 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Michele Paolucci put Catania ahead on 69 minutes but his day was ruined moments later when he was dismissed.Reggina took advantage of the extra man and levelled with ten minutes left through Andrea Costa.

Udinese 2 – Torino 0 (Serie A, October 5, 2008)

Atalanta 4 – Sampdoria 2 (Serie A, October 5, 2008) Cassano fired Samp ahead just seven minutes in but Atalanta had the lead at the interval thanks to Floccari (35) and Garics (39). Cassano then levelled matters up with a penalty (54) before Floccari second restored on 77 minutes restored Atalanta’s lead. Samp then had Accardi and Dessena dismissed before Atalanta wrapped up the win with Cristian Doni firing home.


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