Juventus lost their clean sheet after 744 minutes of Serie A football, but still beat Atalanta for a ninth straight victory.
Alessandro Diamanti’s fierce strike earned a victory over Genoa and may well have saved Stefano Pioli’s Bologna job.
Gonzalo Higuain’s penalty gave Napoli a 1-1 draw away to Cagliari, but Jose Callejon’s stunning volley was disallowed and Pepe Reina injured.
Rodrigo Palacio’s delightful back-heel flick in the final minutes allowed Inter to beat Milan in the Derby della Madonnina.
Nico Lopez and Thomas Heurtaux earned Udinese’s 2-1 away victory, plunging Livorno further into crisis.
Mehdi Benatia’s brace, Mattia Destro and Gervinho allowed Roma to sweep Catania aside 4-0.
Sampdoria’s winning streak slowed down with this home stalemate against plucky Parma.
Giuseppe Rossi left it very late indeed to give Fiorentina the victory away to Sassuolo, his 14th goal of the season.
Torino fought back from a goal down to punish Chievo 4-1, including a Ciro Immobile brace.
Luca Toni bagged a brace as Hellas Verona tore sorry Lazio apart to go nine points clear of their opponents.