Empoli twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at Messina.
Messina got off to a flying start when Christian Rigano headed the home side in front after just nine minutes.
Empoli hit back and drew level just past the half hour mark with Luca Saudati finding the net.
Messina restored their lead five minutes after the break with a clinical volley from Japanese midfielder Mituso Ogasawara.
Empoli refused to lie down and earned a point with Antonio Busce curling home a superb goal.
Cagliari are still looking for their first win of the campaign after a goalless draw at home to Torino.
Chances were few and far between and the point does neither side much good as they are still struggling at the wrong end of the table.