Inter leapfrogged into second place after their away win and nine-man Lazio’s tumble in Florence, while Parma conquered Torino to go seventh.
Cagliari continued their amazing three-win run under new Coach Ivo Pulga by surprising sorry Sampdoria.
Pescara were unable to beat an Atalanta side with 10 men for the entire second half in the relegation battle.
The action continues this evening with Napoli-Chievo and Roma-Udinese.
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