Chievo and Genoa played out a goalless draw in Serie A on Monday night.
Chievo should have gone in front in the first half, with Riccardo Meggiorini unlucky to see his shot from outside the area rattle the bar and Valter Birsa anything but after missing a penalty.
Meggiorini drew a foul from Ezequiel Munoz to win the spot-kick in the 36th minute, but Birsa sent his effort over the bar.
Nikola Ninkovic almost won it for Genoa in the 71st minute, but his attempt cannoned off a post.
Serie B strugglers Cesena stunned Empoli to reach the last-16 of the Coppa Italia following a 2-1 extra-time victory at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
Substitute Giuseppe Panico opened the scoring for the visitors just one minute after coming on with a header from Mattia Vitale's left-wing cross following a great passing move from the second-tier side.
Former Italy striker Alberto Gilardino levelled for the top-flight hosts to take it into extra time with a deft lob over on-coming goalkeeper Michael...
Two first-half goals from Iago Falque fired Torino to a third straight Serie A win and into a share of fourth place as 10-man Chievo went down 2-1.
The Spain-born former Tottenham winger was free at the far post when Antonio Barreca picked him out with a 35th-minute cross.
Only three minutes later Falque controlled the ball in the area before beating Stefano Sorrentino with an angled left-footed drive.
Chievo substitute Roberto Inglese did pull a goal back in the 85th minute but Fabrizio Cacciatore's...
Massimo Gobbi helped Chievo stop the rot by scoring the only goal of a 1-0 home win over Cagliari.
The former Parma midfielder snapped the Flying Donkeys' five-game winless run with a cool finish in the 53rd minute at the Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi.
Chievo were dominant in Verona and might have added further goals through Sergio Pellissier and Lucas Castro, while Portugal defender Bruno Alves enjoyed the best opportunity for Cagliari.
The Sardinians, following a fourth defeat from five games,...