Juventus needed an unfortunate Edoardo Goldaniga own goal to squeeze past Palermo 1-0 and preserve their Serie A lead.
Palermo's Edoardo Goldaniga scored an own goal in the 49th minute and that was all Juventus needed to win 1-0.
Inter Milan could punctuate a solid week that saw wins against Juventus and Empoli by beating Bologna for their third victory in three tries.
Juve are widely tipped to win Serie A again but their performances at home can still have a bearing on their ultimate goal -- the Champions League.
Raul Albiol has signed a new four-year contract with Serie A title hopefuls Napoli.