Inter Milan moved to the top of the Serie A standings thanks to a 1-0 win over Roma on Saturday.
Gary Medal scored his first goal for the club to help Inter move one point clear at the top of the table.
Inter boss Roberto Mancini made a number of changes from the team that beat Bologna in midweek, and the Italian saw his side come under heavy pressure in the early stages.
However, it was the Nerazzurri who went ahead when Medal's low strike from 25 yards out beat Wojciech Szczesny in the Roma goal.
Inter keeper Samir Handanovic was called on to make a number of saves as Roma continued to press, but the capital club saw their chances of a comeback dented when Miralem Pjanic was shown a second yellow card in the 73rd minute.
With a numerical advantage on the pitch and on the scoreboard, Inter were able to hold on for a win which sees them leapfrog Roma in the standings.
Juventus hosted Torino and claimed a much-needed 2-1victory thanks to a last gasp goal from Juan Cuadrado.
Having suffered their fourth defeat of the season in midweek, the defending league champions needed a win to get their season back on track, and while they walked away with the three points, it was by no means an easy feat.
Paul Pogba gave the home side the lead on 19 minutes after taking a great first touch on the edge of the box and firing the ball into the roof of the net.
It was end-to-end stuff in a hotly contested Turin derby, and six minutes after half-time the visitors would equalise through Cesare Bovo, whose free kick hit the wall but rebounded back to him, allowing the defender to find the target with his second effort from 20 yards out.
A draw appeared on the cards as time wound down, but Cuadrado broke Torino hearts deep into stoppage time after finding himself perfectly placed to turn home Alex Sandro's low cross.