AC Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 at the San Siro to relieve some of the pressure on coach Filippo Inzaghi.
Chievo put plenty of daylight between themselves and the relegation zone thanks to a 1-0 win over Palermo on Saturday.
Veteran striker Luca Toni scored in either half as Verona pulled off a surprise 2-0 win over Napoli on Sunday.
Alberto Paloschi eased Chievo's relegation fears with two goals to lift the Verona outfit to a vital 2-0 win at Genoa.
Chievo midfielder Federico Mattiello - on loan from Juventus - suffered a broken leg during Sunday's clash with Roma.
Roma were held to a goalless draw by Chievo, but the game was marred by a horrific injury for Federico Mattiello.
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