Genoa tie with Torino; Parma pound Cagliari; Catania sink Samp

Genoa 1 – Torino 1 (Serie A, December 16, 2012) Rolando Bianchi had put the Granata ahead in the first half before Andreas Granqvist equalised shortly afterwards for Gigi Del Neri’s team.

Parma 4 – Cagliari 1 (Serie A, December 16, 2012) Marco Sau had put the visitors ahead after 20 minutes before Ishak Belfodil leveled the scores just one minute later before Jonathan Biabiany and Jaime Valdes made sure of the win in the second half as well as another for the Frenchman.

Catania 3 – Sampdoria 1 (Serie A, December 16, 2012) Despite going a goal down through an Enzo Maresca goal, the Elefanti battled back to win through goals from Mario Paglialunga and the outstanding Gonzalo Bergessio as well as Lucas Castro.