Andrea Stramaccioni tells Udinese not to underestimate Cagliari. “Their position does not represent the side.”
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“Cagliari have a lot of quality and their position in the table does not represent the potential of this side,” warned Strama in a Press conference.
“Let us not forget this is a head-to-head for position. Our current emergency situation must further motivate us to prove ourselves.”
Silvan Widmer sits out a ban, while Alexandre Geijo, Giampiero Pinzi, Guilherme, Molla Wague, Emmanuel Badu, Lucas Evangelista and Alexis Zapata are all unavailable.
However, star striker Antonio Di Natale does return after a bout of flu kept him out of the 1-1 draw with Sassuolo last week.
“He is in good shape and I know he can really help us out.”
There is also a boost with the return of Rodrigo Aguirre, who interrupted his season-long loan with Empoli six months early and was thrown straight into the squad.
Udinese squad for Cagliari: Karnezis, Meret, Scuffet; Bubnjic, Danilo, Domizzi, Faraoni, Gabriel Silva, Heurtaux, Pasquale, Piris; Allan, Fernandes, Hallberg, Jaadi, Jadson, Kone; Aguirre, Di Natale, Thereau
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