Wednesday December 21 2011
Juve should fear Di Natale

History shows that Udinese win when Antonio Di Natale scores against Juventus in Serie A.

Although the veteran hitman has netted just three times in 11 top-flight matches for Udinese versus the Old Lady, his goals have proved to be crucial.

The 34-year-old scored his first against La Vecchia Signora in a September 2007 1-0 win in Turin.

He then netted in January 2009’s 2-1 triumph at the Friuli, before he celebrated again in a 3-0 victory in April 2010.

In 37 Serie A games at home, Udinese have only beaten Juventus five times. But two of those have come in the last three matches.

Udinese, who have a 100 per cent home record this term, entertain Juve on Wednesday evening in their re-arranged Week 1 tie.