It was all-square in Bergamo as Atalanta had the best of the first half, then clung on after the break as Sampdoria fought back.
Fiorentina’s run of three consecutive victories came screeching to a halt with Mauricio Pinilla’s brace giving Cagliari the points in an empty stadium.
Riccardo Montolivo followed up a Mario Balotelli free kick to give Milan their sixth consecutive victory away to Chievo.
Genoa and Siena are still deep in the relegation mire after a thrilling 2-2 draw that saw tempers flare.
Fabio Quagliarella and Alessandro Matri gave Juventus a 2-1 victory away to Inter that seals the Derby d’Italia and possibly also the Scudetto.
Lazio completed a remarkable comeback from 1-0 down to beat Catania 2-1 in the space of 120 seconds.
Palermo dragged themselves off the foot of the table after a shock 2-0 victory over Roma.
An absolutely sensational Amauri overhead kick was the jewel of this Parma victory, as Pescara are on their own at the foot of the table.
Blerim Dzemaili bagged a hat-trick and Edinson Cavani snatched a late brace as Napoli won an absolutely thriller 5-3 away to Torino!
Udinese rattled the woodwork twice and Antonio Di Natale’s penalty was parried, as Bologna earned a point at the Stadio Friuli.