Lazio provisionally lead the standings with seven points from three games, while Inter are a point behind in fourth.
Needing four points from their final two games of the season, Milan stand on the brink of a first Serie A title since 2011.
Inter struggled considerably in the first half against an Empoli side who have won just once in their last 20 games.
Chasing a first league crown since the days of Diego Maradona, a sold-out stadium which bears their hero's name will host two teams locked on 57 points.
AC Milan slipped up for the second time in as many weeks on Friday with a 1-1 draw with Udinese which gave their Serie A title rivals a chance to reach them at the summit.
Lukaku's comments about being dissatisfied with life at the club are unhelpful, manager Thomas Tuchel said on Friday.
The champions are on an unstoppable run of league form, winning their last five games without conceding a goal and going ten matches without defeat.
Simone Inzaghi’s side are third with 24 points, four behind leaders Napoli and second-placed AC Milan, who face Salernitana and AS Roma respectively later on Sunday.
Inzaghi takes defending Serie A champions Inter Milan to former club Lazio this weekend.
Dumfries isn't worried about living up to departed star Achraf Hakimi as the Netherlands right-back eases into life at Inter Milan.
Romelu Lukaku said he will remain at Inter Milan next season after the Belgium forward helped them to their first Serie A title in 11 years.
Conte's Inter travel south to basement club Crotone on Saturday where a win would allow them to put one hand on a trophy they last won in 2010.
Hakimi came off the bench and minutes later set up Italy defender Darmian to grab the winner in the San Siro.
The Juventus players are behind him, as is the club's hierarchy, but coach Andrea Pirlo must put a stop to any further slip-ups.
Belgium host Wales on March 24 and head to the Czech Republic three days later before entertaining Belarus on March 30.
Vidal is set to be sidelined, with the midfielder due to have knee surgery on Friday, the Serie A pacesetters have said.
AC Milan are second, six points adrift of Inter and four points ahead of Juventus after a last-gasp 1-1 draw against Udinese midweek.
Ten years have come and gone since a Milan Derby in Serie A mattered this much.
Eriksen could leave the Serie A club next month after struggling to settle in Italy following his transfer from English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.
Zidane said his side had produced their best performance of a stop-start campaign after they strolled to a 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach.