Under-fire Inter coach Walter Mazzarri has called for a "fast and aggressive" approach to Sunday`s home clash against former club Napoli amid rumours a third consecutive defeat could prompt his dismissal.
A brace from Arturo Vidal and a late Stephan Lichtsteiner strike in a 3-0 defeat of Cesena sent Juventus top of Serie A on goal difference as the pressure grew on Rafael Benitez after Napoli drew 3-3 with Palermo.
Juventus have been a class above the rest of the Serie A in the past three seasons but now they must contemplate going for a fourth successive title without coach Antonio Conte and a host of clubs believing they can wrest the crown from them.
Besiktas hit the bar straight from kickoff as they were held 0-0 at home by Arsenal in Tuesday`s Champions League playoffs while a superb Gonzalo Higuain goal rescued Napoli in a 1-1 draw with visitors Athletic Bilbao.
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva will be out for "several weeks" with the hamstring injury that forced him off early in Monday`s friendly against Napoli, the French champions confirmed on Wednesday.