NEWS
Sunday May 1 2011
'Udinese not running on empty'

Francesco Guidolin is confident his Udinese side “still have something in the tank” for their Champions League push against Fiorentina.

The Friulani are just one point behind fourth-placed Lazio, who in turn face Juventus on Monday.

“We have everything it takes to put in a great performance,” said the Coach after a surprise 2-0 home defeat to Parma.

“The squad is sharp and still has plenty in the tank. We're taking on a team in good shape, as Fiorentina recently got a lot of players back from injury. I think the fans will see a vivacious encounter.

“It's impossible to have a perfect season, so over the course of 38 rounds there are going to be some slip-ups. To emerge from this moment, we need to get our claws out and use everything in our armoury. We've been chasing for nine months and won't stop now.”

Alexis Sanchez has still not recovered from his injury, so has not made the trip to Florence, while Maurizio Domizzi, Gokhan Inler and Pablo Armero are suspended.

Udinese squad: Belardi, Handanovic, Koprivec; Angella, Benatia, Coda, Cuadrado, Ekstrand, Pasquale, Zapata; Abdi, Asamoah, Badu, Isla, Pinzi; Beleck, Corradi, Denis, Di Natale, Vydra

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