A strike from substitute Alejandro Rodriguez helped relegation-threatened Cesena claim a 1-0 victory over Udinese.
Goals from Giacomo Bonaventura and Giampaolo Pazzini earned AC Milan a 2-0 home victory over Cesena.
Cesena showed the sort of spirit they will need if they are to avoid the drop as they held Juventus to a 2-2 draw.
Serie A strugglers Cesena have strengthened their squad with the signing of former Inter Milan midfielder Gaby Mudingayi.
Roma beat Cagliari 2-1 to snap a four-game winless streak and close the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to seven points.
Empoli halted a nine-game winless run with a comfortable 2-0 home triumph over Cesena on Sunday afternoon.
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