Mario Pasalic and Robin Gosens killed off Napoli in eight minutes as Atalanta moved 15 points clear of their opponents in Serie A’s top four with a 2-0 win.
Bologna were left to rue wasted opportunities, held to a 1-1 draw at home by Cagliari, Musa Barrow cancelled out by Giovanni Simeone.
Sassuolo made the most of some terrible Fiorentina errors, both in attack and especially in defence, to snatch a precious victory at the Stadio Franchi.
Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa not only allowed Juventus to conquer Genoa, but also practically had a competition to see who could score the most spectacular goal.
Inter made short work of sorry Brescia with a 6-0 drubbing thanks to six different goal-scorers, including Alexis Sanchez, Danilo D’Ambrosio and Christian Eriksen.
Sampdoria took all three points in this trip to Lecce, but there were only penalties at the Stadio Via del Mare – some of them contentious.
Roma's Champions League hopes took a heavy blow after they were run ragged by Udinese, going down 2-0 to the Zebrette on Thursday evening.
Milan only scraped a 2-2 draw away to 10-man SPAL thanks to a last-gasp own goal, having trailed 2-0 for most of the game, stunned by a Sergio Floccari worldie.
Ciro Immobile gave away an early Torino penalty, but made up for it with the equaliser before Marco Parolo’s deflected strike completed another Lazio comeback.
Verona came back from a goal down to secure the thrilling 3-2 victory with Matteo Pessina, allowing them to climb above Parma in the table.