Juventus Juventus took advantage of Roma's slip-up by recording a 2-0 win over Palermo to restore their lead at the top of Serie A to three points.
Lazio Serie A resumes with a bang this weekend following the international break, with Lazio hoping to leapfrog city rivals Roma into second position in the league standings.
Arturo Vidal Arturo Vidal is close to being able to return to the starting line-up for Juventus, according to head coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Lazio Lazio made it six Serie A wins in a row by defeating Verona 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
Juventus Juventus took charge at the top of Serie A by beating title rivals Roma 3-2 on Sunday, while Fiorentina eased past under-fire Inter.
Anderson de Carvalho Andrade Inter's late surge for a UEFA Europa League place continued with a 2-1 win over Lazio, while Cesena's relegation was confirmed.
AS Roma Roma suffered further Serie A frustration as they were held to a 0-0 stalemate at lowly Chievo on Sunday in a match that was overshadowed Federico Mattiello's horrific leg break.
Rudi Garcia Rudi Garcia declared Juventus' loss on Wednesday was of "no interest" to him despite Roma joining the Turin club at the top of Serie A.
Sampdoria Rewards beyond local pride are on the line at the Luigi Ferraris this weekend as Sampdoria look to record their first Serie A double over city rivals Genoa since 2002-03.
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