Stefano Pioli’s Bologna were unbeaten in seven outings ahead of their meeting with Udinese, but Udiense ran out comfortable winners thanks to Antonio Di Natale’s 38th-minute penalty, his eighth goal in eight league games, and second-half efforts from Dušan Basta and Antonio Floro Flores.
Miroslav Klose’s strike kept Lazio level on 45 points with Udinese as they beat Fiorentina 1-0, while Napoli piled more misery on Claudio Ranieri’s Inter. Ezequiel Lavezzi’s fourth goal in three games in all competitions earned Napoli, a 1-0 victory that lifted them to fifth in the table, whereas Inter’s fifth defeat in six Serie A sorties leaves them seventh.
Earlier in the day, Germán Denis registered a hat-trick as Atalanta humbled AS Roma 4-1, and Siena overcame Palermo by the same scoreline. Elsewhere, there were home wins for Catania and Chievo Verona against Novara and Cesena respectively, and ecce prevailed 2-1 at Cagliari.