It seemed impossible a few weeks ago, but the Italian league crown is back up for debate.
Inter Milan have found goals hard to come by recently, and it has allowed Milan and Roma to close the gap to just a few points.
With the Nerazzurri having a lengthy list of suspensions, their lead could be cut still further this weekend.
As if that wasn't enough to keep the viewers entertained, the fight for the last Champions League place is also a thrilling one.
Half a dozen sides still harbour serious ambitions of finishing in fourth spot.
All these aspirations go on the line in what should be a thrilling weekend of fixtures.
Five key players can have a big say in where the title ends up and who gets into Europe's prime competition.
They may not be the names you expect.
The French flyer is the one man who might disrupt Doria’s rise up the league table and stop the Parmigiani’s slump.
His pace and skills have put more than one defence in a spin this season, and with a solid strike partner like Hernan Crespo, he might just have the ability to unlock a tight Genoese back line.
A few of his searing runs will be needed if Parma hope to get the points that would take them a big step away from any relegation worries.
However, Gigi Del Neri’s men are unlikely to go down without a fight.
They have an improbable Champions League spot in their sights, and a result at the Ennio Tardini would further boost their hopes of a return to the glory days of Gianluca Vialli and Roberto Mancini.
The Bergamo club have been a fly in the ointment for the Rossoneri on more than one occasion in the past.
However, most of their finest results have been achieved on home soil.
After their late points pilfering in Florence, Leonardo’s men can see Inter within reach and will be going out with all guns blazing at the San Siro.
It will probably take a superlative display from the visiting goalkeeper to deny them a victory.
Consigli has had his ups and downs after a promising start to his playing career.
If he can thwart Ronaldinho, Alexandre Pato, and Marco Borriello, he will probably become an instant hero among Inter Milan supporters.
This is no ordinary game for the Sicilians’ little hit man.
He seems to revel in playing against his old clubs, and he would like nothing better than to halt the Bianconero revival.
There is no doubt he has the skills to cause problems to a Juventus defence that still looks less convincing than a hair dye salesman trying to claim Roberto Bettega is his best customer.
Of course, the Palermo crew have big Champions League ambitions of their own.
Any kind of result against Alberto Zaccheroni’s men would show they are genuine contenders for a top four spot.
Miccoli can be an irritating and infuriating player, but he has all the attributes to give Juve a few headaches if they give him room to play.
The game of the weekend is at the Stadio San Paolo, where Roma’s title dream clashes with Napoli’s European aspirations.
The Azzurri have slowed the tempo a little bit of late and not always found goals easy to come by.
They could do with their Slovakian star bringing his shooting boots to the party.
He will have a hard time against what is arguably the best midfield in the country at the moment with Daniele De Rossi and David Pizarro playing in perfect harmony.
Whoever emerges victorious in that battle is likely to rule the game.
Roma had a bad night at the office on Thursday as they crashed out of the Europa League.
Napoli and Hamsik could rip up their Scudetto plans too.
This would usually be a straightforward encounter for Jose Mourinho’s men.
But they go into the match with a list of suspensions bigger than their coach’s book of insults for his managerial colleagues.
With defenders Walter Samuel and Ivan Cordoba suspended along with defensive midfielders Esteban Cambiasso and Sulley Muntari, Inter look light on cover at the back.
That puts Serie A’s capocannoniere in the spotlight.
The in-form Toto is likely to face a rugged Inter defence of Brazilian ace Lucio (who was exceptional against Chelsea) and the inimitable Marco Materazzi.
The little forward will fancy his chances if he can get the ball on the ground and run at either one of them.
Carlo Ancelotti reckoned all of Italy apart from Interisti was supporting his Chelsea team on Wednesday night.
If that is true, they will probably transfer their allegiance to the Friuli side and their star striker for the weekend.
If Di Natale shines, the battle for Serie A could be blown wide open.