Francesco Guidolin has told Udinese they “must not underestimate Young Boys” ahead of Thursday’s Europa League match.
The Friulani are in a surprisingly strong position in Group A, sitting joint top with Anzhi on four points after their shock 3-2 victory in Liverpool.
“The psychological approach is always crucial, as if we miss that then we cannot win games,” warned the Coach.
“We are Udinese and cannot afford to snub anyone. There is no such thing as an easy international game. The latest Champions League round proved that, so we need the utmost focus.
“If we got a good result, it would mean a step forward, but we must also not forget that we are only midway through the group phase. We must not underestimate Young Boys.”
The Swiss side are bottom of the group after two consecutive defeats, while Guidolin could rotate the squad.
“I want to make a decision at the last minute, but we have certainly prepared to face a side that has quality,” continued the tactician.
“Emmanuel Badu and Mathias Ranegie are available. Antonio Di Natale is fit, but I have to evaluate whether or not to use him.”