Gigi Del Neri was left to rue Udinese “poor final ball” in the 1-0 home defeat to Roma. “We were too timorous at the start.”
Luciano Spalletti felt Roma won away to Udinese thanks to an improved mentality and “the nasty side-eye” of determination.
Radja Nainggolan’s impressive half-volley gave Roma a slender 1-0 win away to Udinese, despite Edin Dzeko’s dismal penalty.
Kostas Manolas warns Roma “are ready to get the three points against a very strong Udinese side” this afternoon.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s Serie A games, including Cagliari-Genoa, Napoli-Pescara, Lazio-Atalanta, Udinese-Roma and Fiorentina-Juventus.
Roma are forced into changes with Stephan El Shaarawy, Leandro Paredes and Juan Jesus for their trip to unpredictable Udinese.
Gigi Del Neri wants Udinese to “play to our own strengths” against Roma, but loses Silvan Widmer.
Luciano Spalletti admits he might not get January reinforcements and "would kick up a fuss" if Kostas Manolas was sold without reinvesting.
Udinese have officially signed striker Kevin Lasagna from Carpi, but he will remain in Serie B until the end of the season.
Udinese have reportedly agreed a €4.5m plus bonuses deal for Carpi striker Kevin Lasagna.
Roma announced that Diego Perotti is nursing a calf injury, putting him in doubt for the Udinese trip this weekend.
Join us for today’s seven Serie A games starting with Udinese-Inter through Genoa-Roma, Sassuolo-Torino, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Luigi Del Neri declared himself pleased with Udinese's performance despite their defeat to Inter.
Stefano Pioli concedes Inter had some difficulties against Udinese, but “the attitude makes the difference” after a fifth straight win in all competition.
Ivan Perisic’s brace overturned Udinese for a 2-1 victory at the Dacia Arena, giving Inter their fourth consecutive Serie A win.
Stefano Pioli believes Inter can “keep chasing” the leading pack for European qualification as they visit Udinese today.
Mauro Icardi leads the way with Ivan Perisic, Antonio Candreva and Ever Banega as Inter try to start 2017 strong away to Udinese.
Orestis Karnezis insists Udinese “are in good shape and want a victory against Inter, so we mustn’t be passive. We need to attack them.”
Gigi Del Neri told Udinese to “face Inter with courage” at the Dacia Arena in tomorrow’s early game.
Antonio Candreva can feel the Inter “enthusiasm” building ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Udinese, another of his old clubs.