Elsewhere, Norwich was held to a 1-1 draw at Sunderland.
In Italy, Edinson Cavani's double took Napoli to within nine points of Serie A leader Juventus.
With nine games of the season remaining, Walter Mazzari's side could ill-afford any further slip-ups and had to be at its best to see off Atalanta 3-2.
"I'm happy for Cavani and for (Goran) Pandev after their goals but also for securing the three points," Mazzarri told reporters.
"It remained close right up to the end and it was an edgy finish."
Mario Balotelli scored twice in Milan's 2-0 win over Palermo, while Inter's game at Sampdoria was postponed because of heavy snow and rain.
Francesco Totti scored his 226th Serie A goal as Roma moved up to sixth after a 2-0 win over Parma.
But Lazio suffered a 1-0 defeat in Turin as a late goal by Jonathas secured victory for Torino.
In Germany, Eintracht Frankfurt suffered a 2-1 home defeat by Stuttgart, while Borussia Moenchengladbach defeated 10-man Hanover 1-0.