Stephane El Shaarawy bagged a brace as Roma eased to a 3-1 win over Empoli at Stadio Carlo Castellani on Saturday evening.
El Shaarawy opened the scoring in the fifth minute, but Empoli were soon back on level pegging when Ervin Zukanovic scored an unfortunate own goal in the 22nd minute.
Miralem Pjanic had the Giallorossi back in front in the 27th minute, before El Shaarawy sealed the win in the 74th minute.
In the other game of the night, AC Milan earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over Torino at the San Siro.
Luca Antonelli scored the only goal of the game to make it 10 games unbeaten for the Rossoneri.
Empoli 1-3 AS Roma
AC Milan 1-0 Torino