Cagliari and AC Milan shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw at Stadio Sant'Elia in Serie A on Wednesday.
Cagliari leapfrogged Empoli in the Serie A standings thanks to an emphatic 4-0 win in Tuscany on Saturday afternoon.
Roma missed the chance to move to the top of Serie A as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Sampdoria on Saturday, while Parma lost at home to Sassuolo.
Cagliari came from two goals behind to grab a point against Sampdoria, who ended the game with only 10 men.
AC Milan got back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Chievo in Serie A on Saturday, while Verona beat Cagliari.
Hellas Verona pinched a 1-0 victory over Cagliari thainks to Panagiotis Tachtsidis' 89th-minute goal.
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