Roma went behind after 57 seconds, but fought back to beat Atalanta 2-1 thanks to Adem Ljajic and Radja Nainggolan.
Sampdoria clawed back a 1-1 draw at struggling Cesena in a surprise halt for the Blucerchiati.
Genoa failed to leapfrog Sampdoria into fourth in Serie A, as Andrea Bertolacci salvaged a draw with Palermo after a Paulo Dybala screamer.
Paul Pogba’s brace and Carlos Tevez allowed 10-man Juventus to thump Lazio 3-0 at the Olimpico.
A magnificent Jeremy Menez volley was wiped out by Joel Obi, as Roberto Mancini begins with a Milan derby draw.
Cagliari fought back from 2-0 down for a spectacular 3-3 draw against Napoli with Diego Farias getting a brace.
Parma’s week went from bad to worse, as financial irregularities were followed by a 2-0 home defeat to Empoli.
Torino failed to convert their third penalty of the season, so Antonio Floro Flores snatched a late Sassuolo away victory.
Antonio Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal in 400 games, but Chievo held Udinese to a draw.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado secured Fiorentina’s much-needed 2-1 victory in Verona.