Atalanta equalled their club record of five consecutive Serie A wins, sweeping sorry Livorno aside.
Cagliari added to Verona’s current poor form with a relatively comfortable success.
Napoli had it all sewn up before half-time and relaxed after the break, winning 4-2 away to Catania.
Chievo dominated this relegation battle with Bologna and Alberto Paloschi bagged a brace.
Mario Balotelli created one goal and scored another to end Milan’s crisis with a surprise 2-0 win away to Fiorentina.
Genoa got the better of Lazio in a mid-table tussle to further dent Europa League ambitions.
Once again Inter wasted numerous scoring opportunities and were denied by heroic Simone Scuffet for a 0-0 draw with Udinese.
A Carlos Tevez brace gave Juventus a record-breaking 2-1 home victory, ending 10-man Parma’s unbeaten record.
Alessandro Florenzi’s last-gasp strike gave Roma a 2-1 victory over Torino despite a Ciro Immobile stunner of a volley.
Sampdoria pushed Sassuolo further down the standings with a 2-1 victory at the Mapei Stadium.