Francesco Guidolin has confirmed that Maurizio Domizzi won’t play for Udinese this weekend for disciplinary measures.
Otherwise with a healthy set of options going into the weekend clash with Chievo, Guidolin has chosen not to involve Domizzi, who has been a regular for the team this season.
The Italian was involved in an alleged training ground clash with Pablo Armero that led to the defender leaving the session early, against the permission of Guidolin.
“My decision [to drop Domizzi] is a direct consequence to his bad behaviour - this was sad and painful,” the Coach confirmed to the assembled media on Friday.
“I think it’s the first time in my 25-year career that something like this has happened to me. I want to clarify that Domizzi has acted in a way that I did not like, but there was no altercation.”
Guidolin then reflected on the challenge awaiting his Zebrette this weekend - a trip to Verona to face the Mussi Volanti.
“To keep our [Champions League] dreams alive we need a positive result. They are in a good run of form and against Milan they played a very energetic game. I know Di Carlo well and what he wants from his team, I also know some of the players, they are a solid team. There are many pitfalls here.”