Daniele De Rossi ended Roma’s disastrous run of results, securing a 1-0 victory away to Cesena.
Alberto Paloschi scored the decider and missed a penalty to give Chievo victory over 10-man Palermo.
Riccardo Saponara scored two and created another as Empoli beat Sassuolo 3-1, leapfrogging the Neroverdi.
A Carlos Tevez scorcher off the bar gave Juventus the 1-0 win over Genoa, though Apache also saw a penalty parried.
Felipe Anderson and Antonio Candreva ran riot over Verona, as Lazio registered a sixth consecutive victory.
Jeremy Menez scored twice – including from a non-existent penalty – as Milan saw off Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari 3-1.
Duvan Zapata rescued a point for Napoli against 10-man Atalanta after another defensive howler, but they are leapfrogged by Sampdoria in fourth.
Alessandro Lucarelli’s red card was the icing on the cake of Parma’s latest setback, as Torino won 2-0 at the Tardini.
Eder allowed Sinisa Mihajlovic to upset his old friend Roberto Mancini, as Sampdoria beat Inter to go into fourth place.
It was a chaotic and enthralling 2-2 draw at the Stadio Friuli between Udinese and Fiorentina.