Gianluca Lapadula scored twice as AC Milan won 4-1 at Empoli to move second in Serie A.
Juventus saw off Pescara 3-0 on Saturday to take a seven-point lead at the top, while Napoli and Chievo also claimed wins.
Roma were unable to keep pace with Serie A leaders Juventus after they were held to a goalless draw at struggling Empoli.
Joe Hart was at fault for Mauro Icardi's first goal as Inter Milan beat Torino 2-1 in Serie A on Wednesday.
Frank de Boer's future as Inter Milan head coach is under serious threat after a 2-1 defeat to Atalanta in Bergamo on Sunday.
Juventus needed an unfortunate own goal from Edoardo Goldaniga to squeeze past Palermo while Napoli beat Chievo.