Inter sank Torino and Parma pushed Verona aside for sixth, while Atalanta punished 10-man Lazio and Sampdoria won a six-goal thriller with Livorno.
That includes Juventus earning a victory over Fiorentina, Milan falling in Udine and Catania’s stalemate with Cagliari.
Eusebio Di Francesco returned to the Sassuolo bench and ended their losing streak at Bologna.
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