Cagliari made short work of Catania, Avellino upset Bari, but Varese only squeezed past Virtus Entella in the Coppa Italia.
The Third Round of the Coppa Italia continued this evening and there are more fixtures on Sunday.
The biggest shock of the night was Palermo’s 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Modena.
Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari made short work of recently-relegated Catania, as Marco Sau and Farias secured a 2-0 scoreline within the opening 16 minutes.
The Sardinians will face Modena in the next round.
Bari thought they had got the better of Avellino, but fumbled a half-time lead for a surprise 2-1 home defeat.
Varese found it much more difficult than expected against Virtus Entella, waiting until the last minute for Neto’s winning goal.
Perugia pegged Spezia back with a late strike and turned the tie around completely in extra time.
In the Fourth Round, Cagliari will play Modena, Atalanta-Avellino and Pescara-Sassuolo.
Cagliari 2-0 Catania
Scorers: Sau 5 (Cag), Farias 16 (Cag)
Bari 1-2 Avellino
Scorers: Ligi 45 (B), Comi 57 (A), Pozzebon 82 (A)
Perugia 2-1 Spezia (aet)
Scorers: Ebagua 25 (S), Rabusic 86 (P), Parigini 93 (P)
Varese 1-0 Virtus Entella
Scorers: Neto 89 (Va)