AC Milan 1 – Inter Milan 0 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) The Milan derby was lit up woth some Brazilian magic just before the break when Ronaldinho put AC Milan in front with a super header from a delicious Kaka cross.
Roma 2 – Atalanta 0 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Christian Panucci’s purple patch in front of goal continued against Atalanta, the defender chalking up his third goal in as many games after 17 minutes. Roma then moved further ahead on the half hour mark, the ball fell kindly to Vucinic in the box and the striker swept home the second.
Catania 1 – Chievo 0 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Michele Paolucci got Catania off to a flying start at home to Chievo, showing a clean pair of heels to the defenders before rounding the keeper and scoring from an acute angle.
Torino 1 – Lazio 3 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Lazio continued their brilliant early season form away at Torino, Zarate worked his way in from the left hand side and when the ball eventually fell to Pandev he made no mistake. After the break Zarate smashed home a swerving effort from distance. The game then erupted in the final minutes, Zarate hit a brace from the penalty spot after keeper Sereni had been sent off for the hosts, who then then reduced to nine men when Pratali was dismissed, with time left lleft over for Amoruso to score a consolation from the spot. (Highlights of Zarate’s performance can be seen here.)
Palermo 1 – Reggina 0 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Fabrizio Miccoli’s 52nd minute strike proved to be enough to ensure the points remained in Sicily.
Lecce 2 – Cagliari 0 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Guillermo Giacomazzi (33) and Jose Ignacio Castillo (61) did the damage for the hosts.
Udinese 2 – Siena 1 (Serie A, September 28, 2008) Fabio Quagliarella and Simone Pepe gave the hosts a comfortable lead, but saw Houssine Kharja pull one back before break. Siena, though, were unable to find an equaliser and slipped to a third straight defeat.