Atalanta flew into fourth place with their third consecutive victory and host a Crotone side making their debut under new coach Serse Cosmi.
The pressure is building on Benevento after just four draws in their last eight games, while Verona are fresh from stalling Juventus.
Leonardo Semplici made the ideal debut on the Cagliari bench and now tries to build some momentum against a Bologna side really finding their form.
Fiorentina are back in crisis mode and Roma had their Champions League ambitions hit hard by a home defeat to Milan.
This is a huge Derby della Lanterna, because after Genoa’s surge under Davide Ballardini, they are only four points behind rivals Sampdoria.
Juventus host a Spezia side who have managed 15 points away from home so far this season.
After a difficult period, Milan rediscovered their mojo to beat Roma, but are without Zlatan Ibrahimovic as they host Udinese.
Leaders Inter are on a roll, but visit a Parma side without a win since November 30, who already held Antonio Conte’s men to a 2-2 draw this season.
Napoli got themselves back on track with Dries Mertens returning from injury, but this is a difficult trip to well-rested Sassuolo.