Atalanta are overflowing with confidence after surging ahead in fourth place and beating Valencia 4-1, but that’s what makes this Sassuolo match so dangerous for them.
Rodrigo Palacio snatched a stoppage-time equaliser to prevent Bologna’s second home defeat in a row, cancelling out Stefano Okaka’s header for Udinese.
Napoli completed the second-half comeback from a Jhon Chancellor opener to beat Brescia 2-1 with Lorenzo Insigne’s penalty and a Fabian Ruiz stunner.
It was a 1-1 draw dominated by VAR, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal disallowed, Dalbert was sent off and a contentious late Fiorentina penalty cancelled out Ante Rebic’s strike.
Lazio keep their Scudetto hopes very much alive with a thrilling 3-2 victory away to on-form Genoa, including Ciro Immobile’s 27th Serie A goal in 25 games.
Inter and Sampdoria are both smarting from heavy defeats that badly damaged their standing at either end of the Serie A table.
Roma scraped a victory in the Europa League, but run the very real risk of dropping more Serie A points to a Lecce side that is on a roll.
Cristiano Ronaldo made history twice in Ferrara, as his goal and an Aaron Ramsey lob pushed past still struggling SPAL, despite Andrea Petagna’s penalty.
Parma are challenging for Europe despite an on-going injury crisis and could inflict further misery on a Torino side in abject crisis.
Two of the biggest surprises in Serie A meet at the Bentegodi on Sunday, but while Hellas Verona keep causing upsets, Cagliari are on a very long slide.