Fiorentina have taken another big step away from the Serie A relegation zone after beating visitors Spezia 3-0.
Friday’s win saw Fiorentina go 10 points clear of the dreaded drop zone.
La Viola played a slow first half but went ahead in the 48th minute as Dusan Vlahovic volleyed in a cross from substitute Gaetano Castrovilli, who then struck in the 64th minute.
Valentin Eysseric, also a substitute, then flicked in off Vlahovic to close the game at the Artemio Franchi.
The Florentines are now in 12th as they moved one point clear of promoted Spezia, who failed to repeat the impressive display of last weekend when they stunned AC Milan 2-0.
Milan were leapfrogged in first place by Inter Milan, which sets up a high-voltage derby on Sunday at the Giuseppe Meazza.
In the day’s later game, Torino won 1-0 at Cagliari in a cellar-dweller clash thanks to a second-half header from Brazilian defender Gleison Bremer.
Il Toro are now five points clear of the three-team relegation zone, while the Sardinians languish third-last.