Fiorentina suffered a shock home defeat to Lecce, while Roberto Donadoni made a perfect Parma debut, but Chievo added to Palermo’s crisis.
Cesena swept aside the Novara new boys in their relegation dogfight.
Nearer the top of the table, Cagliari stunned Juventus into a 1-1 draw in Turin and Genoa fought back in a five-goal thriller against Udinese.
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