Jose Angel Crespo’s third-minute goal was enough to hand Bologna a 1-0 win over Livorno.
Juan Cuadrado was on target twice to secure a 2-1 win for Fiorentina at Chievo who had led early on through Bostjan Cesar.
Sassuolo earned a battling 0-0 draw at Catania. The point, coupled with Chievo’s loss, lifted them off the foot of the table.
Lazio scored twice in quick succession early in the second half on the way to a 2-0 victory at home to Cagliari on Sunday.
Miroslav Klose, who entered the match as a substitute at half-time, headed in the opener from Antonio Candreva's cross in the 52nd minute. Moments later, Klose won a penalty, which Candreva converted in the 55th minute.