President Maurizio Zamparini took another sideswipe at Coach Delio Rossi. “We've a 20 per cent chance of beating Udinese, as they actually have a defence.”
The patron has repeatedly criticised his tactician in public and showed no signs of turning down the pressure after two consecutive defeats.
“At this moment, we've a 20 per cent chance of beating Udinese,” moaned Zamparini to the Gazzetta dello Sport.
“They are an excellent squad with a great Coach, Francesco Guidolin, who has improved a great deal and constructed a solid defence.
“That is the real strength of his side and Lazio, who are running away with fourth place. I cannot say the same of my Palermo...”
This game will be a direct confrontation for Europa League spots, as four points separate them going into this weekend.