Fiorentina were held to a fifth stalemate on the trot, as Bologna goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski performed heroics.
After a surprise loss heading into the international break, Torino will hope that the hiatus will have done them some good as they visit Cagliari on Monday evening.
Empoli completed an astonishing comeback from 2-0 down to win 3-2 deep into stoppages despite Francesco Caputo missing a penalty, as Atalanta’s victorious streak grinds to a halt.
Fabio Quagliarella’s diving header was wiped out by Krzysztof Piatek penalty and Sampdoria goalkeeper Emil Audero performed some crucial saves for a Genoa Derby point.
Keita Balde Diao bagged a brace and provided an assist for Lautaro Martinez’s header, as Inter got back on track by flattening Frosinone 3-0.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s cushioned volley and a Mario Mandzukic tap-in gave Juventus the victory over SPAL, with Douglas Costa rattling the upright.
Franck Kessie’s deflected strike was cancelled out by a stoppage-time Joaquin Correa chest and volley, as Lazio and Milan share the spoils.
Napoli wasted too many scoring opportunities, as Chievo did well to hang on to a point on the debut of new Coach Domenico Di Carlo.
Parma leapfrogged their local rivals Sassuolo in the table with a surprise 2-1 result thanks to Gervinho and Bruno Alves, but Luigi Sepe needed some late saves.
Davide Nicola had the ideal Udinese debut, as Rodrigo De Paul’s well-taken goal defeated inconsistent Roma.