Udinese executive Pierpaolo Marino: “We were wronged. There wasn’t a hand ball.”

Pierpaolo Marino of Udinese

Udinese’s General Director Pierpaolo Marino expressed his dissatisfaction with referee Marco Di Bello’s decision to award Roma a late penalty during tonight’s 1-1 draw. The Italian executive was puzzled by the incident after Di Bello ruled Zebrette defender Marvin Zeegelaar handled the ball and granted Roma a penalty kick. “Sometimes the result we deserve escapes […]

Udinese manager Gabriele Cioffi discusses tomorrow’s showdown against Roma

Gabriele Cioffi of Udinese

Udinese boss Gabriele Coffi admitted he’s eager to face-off against José Mourinho tomorrow evening when his side hosts Roma at the Dacia Arena. The Giallorossi travel to Udine as they look to extend their eight match league unbeaten streak versus the Zebrette. “My brother will come to see the game almost only to see me shake […]

Matchday 29: Udinese-Roma Preview

Roma travel to Udine to face Udinese

Roma have a chance to extend their unbeaten streak in Serie A to eight on Sunday evening when they travel to Friuli to face Udinese. The Giallorossi haven’t lost in Serie A since their January 9th collapse to Juventus–earning 4 wins and 3 draws since that time. This strong run of form has renewed their […]

Udinese boss Luca Gotti not down after Roma loss

Udinese manager Luca Gotti

Udinese manager Luca Gotti refused to criticise his side after their 1-0 loss to Roma this evening in the Italian capital. The Zebrette were sunk by a first half goal from Tammy Abraham, though, they had plenty of chances to draw level, especially in the second half. Despite his side’s second consecutive loss, Gotti preferred […]

Calafiori reveals Mourinho’s words impact performance versus Udinese

Riccardo Calafiori of AS Roma

Roma defender Riccardo Calafiori put in a strong display in the first half of his team’s league clash against Udinese. The 19 year-old registered an assist to Tammy Abraham and helped the capital club carry a 1-0 lead into the break against the Friulian side. Before entering the dressing room, the Italian spoke briefly to […]

Udinese boss Luca Gotti motivates his team ahead of Roma clash

Udinese boss Luca Gotti encouraged his side to pick themselves up following yesterday’s loss to Napoli as they wait to face Roma on Thursday. The Friulian side were dismantled 4-0 by Luciano Spalletti’s men yesterday at the Stadio Friuli—their first loss of the season. Things won’t get any easier for his team as they travel […]