Palermo stretched their unbeaten run at home to 10 Serie A matches with a goalless draw against Empoli.
Massimo Maccarone struck twice after the interval for Empoli as the Tuscan outfit won 3-0 over Chievo on Sunday.
Massimo Maccarone's second-half strike helped Empoli grab a 1-1 draw against AC Milan.
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.
Roma's hopes of winning Serie A title faded further after a fourth consecutive draw, this time at home to Empoli.
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