Juve hold AC Milan; Mourinho made to wait as Inter fail to wrap up Serie A at Chievo

AC Milan 1 – Juventus 1 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) After a goalless first half, the Rossoneri took the lead after Pippo Inzaghi lead an attack down the left and, after cutting inside, the ball eventually fell to Clarence Seedorf to sweep home the opener. The Bianconeri hit back three minutes later, Vincenzo Iaquinta beating Flamini (and falling on his face) to head home the equaliser at the back post.

Chievo 2 – Inter Milan 2 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) Inter took a second minute lead at Chievo after forgotten-man Hernan Crespo was on hand to score a rebound. But the relegation-threatened Flying Donkeys drew level on midway through the half, Michele Marcolini reeling off a stunning 25-yard rocket that stayed low and flat on it’s way into the net. “Super” Mario Balotelli scored a brilliant, powerful half-volley into the near post to restore Inter’s lead in the second half. But once again Chievo hit back quickly, Luciano equalising just six minutes later for the hosts with a header.

Atalanta 1 – Genoa 1 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) Jaime Valdes fired Atalanta into a ninth minute lead at home to Genoa. Domenico Criscito earned Genoa a point with an injury time leveller after patient build-up from the visitors.

Catania 0 – Fiorentina 2 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) A fine 20-yard shot from Stevan Jovetic fired Fiorentina ahead at Catania. A defensive mistake from Sciacca allowed Massimo Gobbi to steal the ball and play-in an unmarked Luciano Zauri inside the area, whose right-footed strike beat Kosicky for number two.

Cagliari 2 – Roma 2 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) A well-placed header from Cagliari’s Alessandro Matri gave the hosts the advantage over Roma. Robert Acquafresca doubled the hosts’ lead after the break, only for Roma talisman Francesco Totti to score in the 63rd minute, with Simone Perrotta finding the top corner six minutes later, to earn the Giallorossi a share of the spoils.

Lecce 1 – Napoli 1 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Inacio Pia slipped Napoli in the lead midway through the first half before Andrea Zanchetta drew Lecce level with a penalty on the stroke of halftime. (First half highlights here.)

Torino 1- Bologna 1 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) The massive six-pointer between fourth-bottom Torino and third-bottom Bologna ended in an unhelpful stalemate, Andrea Rosina gave the hosts the lead with a 37th minute penalty but Marco Di Vaio levelled with a penalty three minutes from time.

Siena 1 – Palermo 0 (Serie A, May 10, 2009) After a goalless first half (highlights here), Emanuele Calaio claimed a crucial three points for Siena by scoring the winner on the hour.

All the goals from Sunday afternoon’s matches in Serie A can be seen here.