Juventus kicked off their bid for a ninth consecutive Serie A title with a pedestrian 1-0 win at Parma.
Cristiano Ronaldo headed in for 1-1 after 84 minutes to leave Torino in sixth place, two points off the Champions League berths with three games left to play.
Juventus join holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Monaco in Friday's semi-final Champions League draw.
Germany are through to the semifinals of Euro 2016 after a nail-biting win over Italy in the last eight. Germany prevailed 6-5 in a penalty shootout after the game finished 1-1 in regulation time. Get highlights of GER vs ITA here.
Italy knocked defending champions Spain out of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win. Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle scored for the winners
Giorgio Chiellini suffered a first grade tear of the soleus muscle in his left leg and was forced to leave training ahead of the Champions League clash between Juventus and Barcelona.
Juventus crashed out at the group stages last season having been ousted by eventual champions Bayern Munich in the 2013 quarter-finals.
Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini have extended their contracts with Serie A champions Juventuss, taking them to 2017 and 2018.
In Palermo, controversial World Cup player Giorgio Chiellini scored all the goals in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan to push the Azzurri on top of Group H on goal difference from Croatia, who saw off Bulgaria 1-0. Belgium beat Andorra 6-0. Netherlands beat Kazakhstan 3-1.
Giorgio Chiellini already sat out Italy's 2-0 win over the Netherlands in a friendly this week for precautionary reasons and further tests Friday revealed the extent of the injury.
Luis Suarez has paid the price for biting Italian player Giorgio Chiellini but the victim said he empathised with the Uruguayan striker and his family and said he understood it would be a difficult time for them.
Mexes aimed a punch at Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini which was was captured by TV.
With Roma comfortably on top with 21 points from seven games, Napoli and Juventus are both two points adrift in second and third respectively with Inter in fourth.
Balotelli's early departure from the tournament with a thigh injury is a heavy blow, the AC Milan striker having emerged in the last 12 months as coach Cesare Prandelli's most important attacking player. Experienced Bologna striker Alberto Gilardino is in line to deputise.
Barzagli was called into the squad following injury to Luca Antonelli, who limped out of a 4-0 friendly win against San Marino in Bologna on Friday.
Vucinic scored twice in the second half to give Juve, who were playing without Andrea Barzagli, Giorgio Chiellini and
Antonio Conte has already served a four-month ban earlier this season, for failing to report match-fixing.
Italy centre-back Giorgio Chiellini's continued participation in the European Championships is at risk due to a hamstring injury.