ROME — Napoli was held to a 1-1 home draw Monday against Genoa and held onto third place in the Italian Serie A.
Former Napoli striker Emanuele Calaio came on to level for the guests six minutes from time with a free-kick, after Gonzalo Higuain's first-half opener.
The Naples side inched ahead on 51 points as they look to retain the last available Champions League berth, while Genoa are 11th on 32.
League leaders Juventus beat Torino 1-0 on Sunday in a city derby to move onto 66 points and keep chasers Roma nine adrift. The Rome side won 1-0 on Saturday at Bologna and have a game in hand against Parma.
At Naples' San Paolo stadium, Dries Mertens had a drive saved and fired high before his Argentine team-mate Higuain scored on 18 minutes, flicking past Mattia Perin off a Marek Hamsik feed into the box.
Genoa's Pape Konate had a header saved by halftime, and Giuseppe Sculli had no luck in his two attempts, but the guests leveled when Calaio curled a free-kick to graze the right post.
Fourth-place Fiorentina salvaged a 2-2 draw earlier Monday at Parma despite playing most of the second half with a man dismissed.
The Florence side sit on 45 points and occupy the first of two Europa League berths, five points ahead of Inter Milan. Parma are seventh on 37.
Matias Fernandez came on with 12 minutes left and drilled home a late swerving free-kick to level after Modibo Diakite's dismissal over a second yellow card.
La Viola played a fast-paced first half, but fell behind on 39 minutes to a sure-fire deflection from Antonio Cassano and leveled two minutes later as Juan Cuadrado scored in similar fashion.
Things worsened for the guests after the break, with a penalty converted by Amauri and Diakite's dismissal on 51, but the great shot from Fernandez allowed them to take home a point.
Parma substitute Gianni Munari and guest midfielder Borja Valero were dismissed for a brawl in stoppage time.