Aaron Ramsey scored his first goal for Juventus on his first start as they came from a goal down to beat Verona 2-1 at the Allianz Stadium.
The former Arsenal midfielder enjoyed a bit of luck as his 31st-minute strike took a deflection on its way into the bottom corner.
Ramsey’s goal cancelled out Miguel Veloso’s 25-yard volleyed effort for Verona, who had earlier hit the woodwork through a Samuel Di Carmine penalty, with Darko Lazovic also firing the rebound against the crossbar.
Juventus were awarded a spot-kick early in the second half for a foul by Koray Gunter on Juan Cuadrado and Cristiano Ronaldo made no mistake.
That proved to be enough for Juve, with Marash Kumbulla sent off at the death for the visitors.
Romelu Lukaku was on target as Inter earned the bragging rights with a 2-0 win against derby rivals AC Milan and moved back to the top of the table.
Both sides had goals disallowed in the first half, with Lautaro Martinez seeing a volley chalked off for offside after a fine acrobatic effort from Danilo D’Ambrosio, who also hit the woodwork from close in.
Hakan Calhanoglu was denied the opener after Franck Kessie was adjudged to have handled in the build-up.
Midfielder Marcelo Brozovic opened the scoring for Inter early in the second half via a deflected strike and Lukaku made the points safe in the 78th minute when he guided a header into the far corner from Nicolo Barella’s pinpoint cross.
Romulo scored the only goal of the game as Brescia claimed a 1-0 win at Udinese, who slipped into the bottom three.
Ignacio Pussetto thought he had won a penalty for the home side early in the second half but a VAR check showed the challenge had been made just outside the area.
The winning goal came in the 57th minute when Brazilian Romulo’s shot deflected in off Sebastien De Maio.
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