Sunday May 8 2011
Guidolin hails Sanchez-Di Natale

Francesco Guidolin admits Udinese “play a very different tune” when Alexis Sanchez and Antonio Di Natale play together.

The Friulani were coming off two consecutive defeats, but it's no coincidence they rediscovered their form to beat Lazio 2-1 and fly into fourth place.

“After 20 minutes Sanchez was down to 50 per cent fitness due to the usual muscular problems, but we hope to have him at least 80 per cent ready for the next game.

“When those two silver arrows are leading the way, we play a very different tune,” said the Coach.

“The most pleasing thing about this team is that they are young and challenging for Champions League qualification.

“There is nothing else to talk about right now, as it's still wide open, but I am happy that we saw the Udinese from the best period of the campaign.

“Lazio only put us under pressure when we went down to 10 men and they started hitting high balls into the box.”

Di Natale's brace had given Udinese the lead, but Libor Kozak got Lazio back into it and hit the woodwork late on.

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