Paul Pogba struck twice as Juventus continued their dominance at Lazio and moved three points clear at the top of Serie A.
Juventus reasserted their absolute authority in Serie A by humiliating Parma 7-0 in Turin on Sunday.
Empoli snapped a three-game losing streak to inflict Lazio's first defeat in seven matches with a 2-1 win.
Two goals from Miroslav Klose helped Lazio beat Cagliari 4-2 on Monday, a result which moves them up to third in Serie A.
Lazio could not make it five Serie A wins in a row as a Luca Toni penalty earned Hellas Verona a 1-1 draw.
Miroslav Klose came off the bench to score the winner as Lazio edged Torino 2-1 on Sunday in Rome.
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