Roberto Mancini celebrated the first win of his second spell as coach of Inter Milan as the Nerazzurri beat Chievo 2-0.
Empoli and Torino had to settle for a point apiece as the two Serie A strugglers played out a goalless draw.
A review of Thursday's Europa League action, as Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal reached the last 32.
Roma needed two late goals from Adem Ljajic to deny plucky Sassuolo an historic victory in a Serie A match at the Stadio Olimpico.
Struggling Torino twice fought back to force a 2-2 draw at home to Palermo on Saturday evening.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri admitted his side were fortunate to take all three points against Torino.
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