Defending champions Inter Milan recover from two goals down to beat Empoli 4-2 and move to the top of Serie A — for 48 hours at least.
Rafael Leão and Junior Messias scored for AC Milan against Genoa in Serie A. Inter Milan, who are second in the table also won at Spezia 3-1.
AC Milan's lead at the top of the Serie A table is cut to one point with Napoli on 66 after 31 matches. Holders Inter Milan are third with 63 from 30.
After their respective draws in Serie A 2021-22, AC Milan top the table with 57 points while Inter Milan hold the second spot with 55 points.
Venezia were hit by Coronavirus as eight players and some members of the coaching staff including coach Paolo Zanetti are down after testing positive.
Andriy Shevchenko earned his name and fame in AC Milan where he played from 1999 to 2006 before moving to Chelsea.
Empoli leaped to the eighth position while Genoa moved one spot above the drop zone.
Calhanoglu, who joined from city rival AC Milan on a free transfer, set up Milan Skriniar’s early opener and doubled Inter’s tally in the 14th minute.
Milan kept some pressure on Serie A leaders Inter as they cut the gap at the top of the table to eight points with an unconvincing 2-1 win over Genoa.
Juventus avoided slumping to a sixth draw of the season thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's late penalties in Sunday's 3-1 win at Genoa.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stoppage-time penalty to clinch a dramatic 2-1 win over 10-man Genoa which moved Juventus back to the top of Serie A.