Sampdoria rose to third in Serie A after a 2-2 draw against AC Milan on Saturday, while Sassuolo and Atalanta also drew.
Sassuolo missed the chance to climb into the top half of the table after being held to a goalless draw by Atalanta.
AC Milan suffered a 2-0 home defeat to Palermo in Serie A on Sunday after Sampdoria had earlier seen off Fiorentina 3-1
Chievo halted a four-match losing streak with a goalless draw at home to Sassuolo on Sunday afternoon.
Improving Sassuolo battled back from a half-time deficit against Empoli to record their second 3-1 victory in four days.
Parma's season went from bad to worse on Saturday as they were beaten 3-1 at home by local rivals Sassuolo.
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