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Thursday August 29 2013
Line-ups: Slovan Liberec-Udinese

Udinese have a mountain to climb in the Europa League play-off, but Antonio Di Natale hopes for a miracle away to Slovan Liberec.

The second leg kicks off at 18.00 UK time (17.00 GMT) in the Czech Republic and the Friulani must fight back from a 3-1 home defeat.

They were unlucky in that game, peppering the Liberec goal with shots and hitting the woodwork three times, but were caught out on the counter.

Di Natale leads the way with support from Luis Muriel, while Giampiero Pinzi is not even on the bench after picking up a knock in the 2-1 defeat to Lazio on Sunday night.

Goalkeeper Zeljko Brkic remains sidelined with a shoulder injury, so Ivan Kelava keeps the gloves.

Slovan were on target in the first leg with Serhiy Rybalka, Dzon Delarge and Ondrej Kusnir.

The first two start, but Kusnir is ruled out.

Slovan Liberec: Kovar; Frydek, Kovac, Kelic, Fleisman; Delarge, Sackey, Pavelka, Sural; Rybalka; Rabusic

Slovan Liberec bench: Hauzr, Karisik, Coufal, Husek, Kalitvintsev, Kolar, Hadascok

Udinese: Kelava; Domizzi, Danilo, Heurtaux; G.Silva, Allan, Lazzari, Basta; Pereyra, Muriel; Di Natale

Udinese bench: Benussi, Naldo, Pasquale, Badu, Widmer, Maicosuel, Lopez

Ref: Sidiropoulos

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