Both sides struggled to make the contest as entertaining as past fixtures as both teams are having forgettable campaigns, but Nigel De Jong popped up at the right moment to nod home a laser-guided Mario Balotelli set piece delivery from the right hand side.
Roma players after conceding
Juventus have won a 3rd successive scudetto as Roma lost 4-1 to relegation threatened Catania. The team captained by veteran Francesco Totti needed a win to keep their slim title hopes alive, but the loss let Juventus celebrate another Serie A title.
Udinese won a thrilling match at home against league stragglers Livorno 5-3, Di Natale missing a penalty kick but making up for it with a goal from open-play.
Di Natale celebrating after his goal
Parma made up a two game losing streak with a win against Sampdoria 2-0, giving them European dreams again.
Torino were given a 1-0 win thanks to a Gennaro Sardo own goal, beating a 10 man Chievo.
Bologna snatched a very important point with their away 0-0 draw wth Genoa, lifting them into 17th place.