Inter only managed a point away to Bologna after hitting the woodwork twice and wasting numerous chances.
Fernando Llorente scored one and set up another for Carlos Tevez as Juventus conquered Livorno to temporarily go top.
Milan’s crisis continues, as they couldn’t do more than 1-1 against 10-man Genoa with another Mario Balotelli penalty saved.
Napoli paid the price for wasted opportunities, as Antonio Cassano gave Parma a shock 1-0 victory at the San Paolo.
Vlada Avramov was the hero as Roma were made to rue a host of missed chances, drawing 0-0 with Cagliari at Stadio Olimpico.
Lorik Cana earned Lazio a draw in the final seconds to ruin Sinisa Mihajlovic’s debut for 10-man Sampdoria.
Sassuolo continued their impressive run of seven points from three rounds and won this head-to-head with Atalanta.
Omar El Kaddouri bagged a brace, but Catania had some defensive disasters in their 4-1 defeat to Torino.
Fiorentina dominated for long periods at the Stadio Friuli, but were still beaten 1-0 by Udinese.
A last-gasp goal gave Chievo a shock victory away to Hellas in the Derby di Verona on Eugenio Corini’s debut.