Tuesday September 27 2011
lsla urges Udinese to rediscover flair

Mauricio Isla has praised Udinese's start to the season, but urged that they rediscover their attacking play from last season.

The versatile wing-back commented on Udinese's start to the season, and also looked ahead to the Europa League clash with Celtic.

Isla was talking to Udinese's official site, and took a positive spin to the club's opening few games of the season that have left them joint top of the table on eight points.

"We have started well, we have played many games in a month and won some difficult matches.

"We still have work to do to express our football and score a lot of goals, we must come to attack like we did last year."

The Chilean international suggested that where results were good, the team are still playing below par.

"I did not think we would win in Lecce, whilst a draw in Cagliari was positive. To go to Milan, running is not easy. We are quiet now, but we must find our [style of] game to make our fans happy."

Isla then looked ahead to the Europa League tie on Thursday against Celtic, one that sees Francesco Guidolin suggesting that the team have no fit alternatives to Antonio Di Natale at the moment.

The player echoed his Coach's fears that it could put too much pressure on the No 10.

"We must work even harder because we do not have many options in place of Toto, who can not play all the games. It will be difficult, even if it is harder against Atletico Madrid. We will do our best."