Lazio needed a stroke of fortune to win 2-1 at Empoli and keep up their bid for a European place in Serie A on Saturday.
Empoli took the lead against the run of play in the 67th minute with a stunning strike from Rade Krunic, the ball swerving wickedly into the top left corner from 30 yards.
But Krunic swiftly went from hero to villain as, less than a minute later, he deflected Felipe Anderson's cross into the path of Ciro Immobile, who slotted it into the bottom lead corner.
And Lazio scored the...
Inter Milan returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory against Empoli at the San Siro to move them up to fourth in the Serie A table.
Inter leapfrog Lazio, who face AC Milan on Monday, with the win, which came about through goals in each half from Eder and Antonio Candreva.
Empoli goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski prevented Inter from taking the lead in the 10th minute with a great save to deny a Rodrigo Palacio header from a Joao Mario free kick.
But the hosts managed to open the scoring just four...
Juventus extended their Serie A lead to six points after a 1-0 defeat of Inter Milan in the Derby d'Italia at the Juventus Stadium on Sunday.
Juan Cuadrado's stunning long-range strike just before the break proved the only goal the hosts would need so sink their arch rivals in a tense affair which produced seven yellow cards on the day.
Juventus twice hit the post in the first half as they looked most likely to break through, and were rewarded for their persistence by the Colombia international...