Cagliari earned a prestigious 1-0 victory over Fabrizio Ravanelli’s French side Ajaccio.
The Sardinians took just five minutes to break the deadlock, as Victor Ibarbo was brought down and Nene converted the resulting penalty.
Mauricio Pinilla had the best chance to add to the tally, but his strike was fingertipped on to the upright.
Ajaccio are a Corsican club in Ligue 1 and their Coach is former Juventus star Ravanelli.
Cagliari 1-0 Ajaccio
Scorers: Nene pen 5 (C)
Cagliari: Agazzi, Dessena (Rui Sampaio 70), Ariaudo (Rossettini 84), Astori (Oikonomou 46), Avelar, Ekdal, Conti (Eriksson 75), Nainggolan (Cabrera 68), Cossu (Perico 54), Nenè (Pinilla 51), Ibarbo (Suella 84)
Ajaccio: Maury, Rivieyran, Andreu, Filippi, François, M’Madi, Dembele, Diedhoui (Colinet 46), Poggi (Sinapi 46), Martinez (Do 46), Tshimumbu (Boujedra 46)