Udinese will be without Rodrigo de Paul against Bologna on Sunday after their appeal to trim his suspension was rejected.
De Paul was given a three-match ban for slapping Inter winger Antonio Candreva, but Udinese hoped the FIGC would let him return a game early.
However, the governing body’s appeal court ruled on Thursday that the punishment stood, meaning he will miss the visit of Bologna this weekend.
The Zebrette have struggled without their talisman, taking just one point off promoted pair Brescia and Verona.
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