AS Roma lost third place in Serie A when they slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Parma after Mattia Sprocati and Andreas Cornelius grabbed second-half goals on Sunday to end the visitors' six-match unbeaten league run.
Roma, playing three days after a Europa League defeat by Borussia Monchengladbach, nearly went ahead midway through the second half when Aleksandar Kolarov rattled the woodwork with a free kick and Javier Pastore's effort from the rebound was brilliantly saved by Luigi Sepe.
Fiorentina missed out on the chance to draw level on points with seventh-placed Napoli as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Parma in Serie A on Sunday.
Gervinho latched onto a long ball and dinked a neat finish over the goalkeeper to give the visitors a half time lead at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
But a bullet header from midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli drew Fiorentina level midway through the second half.
The draw means Vincenzo Montella's side remain eighth in the table on 16 points,...