Atalanta finally ended their negative streak and German Denis broke his goal drought with a sensational overhead kick.
Cesena had the best chances overall, but Sergio Pellissier gave Chievo victory on his 36th birthday.
Genoa saw off Cagliari 2-0 and hit the woodwork four times, but Eugenio Lamanna performed a series of great saves too.
Lazio demolished Empoli 4-0 despite going down to 10 men and this eighth straight win allows them to leapfrog Roma in second place.
Nigel de Jong’s deflected overhead kick cancelled out a Roberto Soriano strike, but a 1-1 draw does little to help Milan or Sampdoria.
Napoli got their first win in a month, making short work of Fiorentina despite a ‘phantom goal’ being missed.
Bankrupt bottom club Parma caused the upset of the season by beating leaders Juventus 1-0 at the Tardini!
Roma were pegged back to a 1-1 draw by Torino with two contentious goals and lose second place to Lazio.
Palermo ended their six-game winless run by plunging Udinese further into crisis with a humiliating home result.
Inter received a much-needed boost with their 3-0 victory away to Verona, where Luca Toni saw his penalty saved.