Ghana striker Emmanuel Gyasi climbed off the bench to help Spezia hold serie A leaders Inter Milan in a pulsating encounter at the Stadio Alberto Picco.
Gyasi replaced Diego Farias in the 89th minute and played a vital role as the serie A debutantes held the free-scoring Nerazurris.
Diego Farias scored early to put Spezia in the lead but Croatian attacker Ivan Perisic leveled with six minutes left to half time.
The point is crucial to Spezia’s survival hopes, as they move five points above the drop zone with six games remaining.
Emmanuel Gyasi has been key to Spezia’s campaign, having scored four times and created six assist.