Mauro Icardi’s first-half strike proved enough for Inter Milan to maintain their 100 percent start to the new Serie A season with a 1-0 win over Chievo in Verona.
Chievo started the game in second place after going unbeaten through their first three games and coach Rolando Maran will take plenty of encouragement despite the defeat.
Roma twice came from behind to snatch a point against Sassuolo in an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Stadio Olimpico.
Giallorosso captain Francesco Totti cancelled out Gregoire Defrel’s opener in the 36th minute for his 300th goal for the club.
After Mateo Politano put Sassuolo back in front in the 44th minute, Roma pulled level with a left-footed volley from Mohamed Salah four minutes after the restart.
Though neither side found a winner, both remained unbeaten this season in Serie A.
Juventus picked up their first Serie A victory of the season with a 2-0 triumph at 10-man Genoa.
Paul Pogba’s close-range strike hit the crossbar and the ball bounced off Genoa goalkeeper Eugenio Lamanna and went in.
Genoa suffered a further blow six minutes later when defender Armando Izzo was sent off for a second yellow card. Pogba then doubled Juve’s lead from the penalty spot on the hour after Genoa’s Diogo Figueiras brought down Giorgio Chiellini in the box.
Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli ran riot against Lazio to clinch their first win of the season with a resounding 5-0 scoreline.
The Argentinian forward put Napoli on their way in the 14th minute before Allan doubled the advantage in the 35th minute.
Lorenzo Insigne made it 3-0 .
Substitute Manolo Gabbiadini struck his team’s fifth.
Khouma Babacar scored for the second straight Italian league game to hand Fiorentina a 1-0 triumph at newcomers Carpi.
Carpi have just one point from their opening four games.
Bologna beat Frosinone 1-0 with a first-half goal from French forward Anthony Mounier in a matchup of two promoted clubs.
New York lawyer Joe Tacopina attended the match to bid fans goodbye, having announced earlier that he was resigning as Bologna president after just 11 months in charge due to a rift with Canadian investor Joey Saputo.
Eros Pisano scored an injury-time equaliser after Maximiliano Moralez’s 89th minute strike as 10-man Hellas Verona drew 1-1 at Atalanta. Star striker Luca Toni was taken off with an apparent left knee injury in the first half.
Udinese 1 – 2 Empoli
AC Milan 3 – 2 Palermo
Chievo Verona 0 – 1 Inter
Atalanta 1 – 1 Hellas Verona
Bologna 1 – 0 Frosinone
Genoa 0 – 2 Juventus
Roma 2 – 2 Sassuolo
Torino 2 – 0 Sampdoria
Carpi 0 – 1 Fiorentina
SSC Napoli 5 – 0 Lazio
1 Inter 4 12
2 Torino 4 10
3 Fiorentina 4 9
4 Roma 4 8
5 Sassuolo 4 8
6 ChievoVerona 4 7
7 Sampdoria 4 7
8 Palermo 4 7
9 AC Milan 4 6
10 Lazio 4 6
11 SSC Napoli 4 5
12 Atalanta 4 5
13 Juventus 4 4
14 Empoli 4 4
15 Hellas Verona 4 3
16 Genoa 4 3
17 Bologna 4 3
17 Udinese 4 3
19 Carpi 4 1
20 Frosinone 4 0