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Federico Santander scored the winner as struggling Bologna stunned Inter Milan 1-0 to pile the pressure on coach Luciano Spalletti as Roma rescued a point with a 1-1 draw to AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday.
Italian champions Juventus turn their focus back to their quest for an eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday against Parma just days after the holders' bruising Coppa Italia exit.
Four-time defending champions Juventus crashed out of the Coppa Italia on Wednesday with a 3-0 quarter-final defeat by Atalanta, as AS Roma suffered a humiliating 7-1 thrashing at the hands of Fiorentina.
Federico Chiesa scored a hat-trick as Fiorentina crushed Roma to cruise into the Coppa Italia semi-finals.
Torino defender Armando Izzo turned goal scorer as Inter Milan missed the chance to close the gap on second-placed Napoli in Serie A with a 1-0 defeat in Turin while Roma also proved wasteful, blowing a three-goal advantage to draw 3-3 with Atalanta on Sunday.
Stephan El Shaarawy struck the winner as Roma held off Torino 3-2 to move into the Champions League places on Saturday as Serie A returned to action after a three-week winter break.
Italian police are investigating after AS Roma supporters allegedly distributed anti-Semitic leaflets in the north of the city on Wednesday to coincide with the anniversary of bitter city rivals Lazio.
Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal for Juventus to dump further hurt on crisis club Roma and keep the champions unbeaten and on track for an eighth straight Italian league title.
Embattled Roma travel to Turin on Saturday desperate to bring some Christmas cheer back to their beleaguered fans in the capital by pulling off an upset against Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from the spot as Juventus kept their unbeaten record in Serie A with a 1-0 win over city rivals Torino at the weekend while second-placed Napoli beat Cagliari by the same score thanks to Arkadiusz Milik's superb injury-time free-kick.