Napoli beat Parma 2-0 to claim a first win in five matches an alleviate the pressure on Rafa Benitez.
Bottom side Parma halted a four-match losing streak with a goalless draw at home to fellow strugglers Cagliari.
Serie A strugglers Parma have been deducted one point as punishment for the club's financial irregularities last season.
Udinese claimed a 2-1 win at Inter Milan in Serie A on Sunday night after Genoa earlier beat AC Milan to climb to third.
Lazio piled more misery on Parma with a 2-1 win at the Stadio Ennio Tardini on Sunday afternoon.
Andrea Pirlo earned Serie A leaders Juventus a late 2-1 win over Torino, while second-placed Roma won 4-2 at Inter Milan.
Edgar Barreto created his team's first goal and scored the second before being sent off as Palermo beat Parma 2-1.
Parma club administrator Pietro Leonardi has handed Roberto Donadoni a vote of confidence despite his team's poor run.
Inter held AC Milan to a 1-1 derby draw in Serie A on Sunday, while Cagliari rallied to claim a 3-3 draw at Napoli.
Empoli clinched three vital points at Parma on Sunday to pile more misery on the Gialloblu.
Juventus reasserted their absolute authority in Serie A by humiliating Parma 7-0 in Turin on Sunday.
Paolo De Ceglie is more than happy to help wound his parent club when struggling Parma visit Juventus.
Juventus capitalised on Roma's loss to re-establish a three-point lead in the Serie A title race by beating Empoli 2-0.
Paolo De Ceglie secured a long-overdue victory for struggling Parma with two goals to beat Inter Milan 2-0.
Matteo Darmian condemned moribund Parma to a seventh defeat of the young Serie A season as Torino won 1-0.
Parma's season went from bad to worse on Saturday as they were beaten 3-1 at home by local rivals Sassuolo.
Roma missed the chance to move to the top of Serie A as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Sampdoria on Saturday, while Parma lost at home to Sassuolo.
Leonardo Bonucci struck the winner four minutes from time as Juventus ended Roma's perfect Serie A run with a 3-2 win.
Alessandro Matri's last-gasp goal for Genoa condemned hapless Parma to a fifth defeat in six Serie A games.
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