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40% Ball Possession UDINESE and 60% Ball Possession CATANIA
Udinese 1- 0 Catania
68′ Antonio Di Natale
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Serie A Standing AFTER the game:
Udinese, 14th position with 38 points and a negative goal difference of -8
Catania, 20th position with 20 points and a negative goal difference of -32
A slap in the face for Catania suffering their 19th defeat and seeing their future in Serie B. Yep. Catania failing to defeat Udinese at the Friuli Stadium. Udinese with a boost to the morale of the team with this victory thanks to the goal by Captain Antonio Di Natale. Catania winning only 4 games this season. Udinese winning 11th game this season seeing the light because most likely, now, can be considered saved.
Udinese opening the score with the leading man Captain Antonio Di Natale in the 68th minute. An assist by midfielder Roberto Pereyra to Di Natale for the headed shot from close range defeating Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar in the bottom left corner. It’s the 10th goal this season for Di Natale.
Here is UDINESE official called up players by coach Francesco Guidolin:
Udinese (3-5-2) Scuffet; Heurtaux, Danilo, Domizzi; Gabriel Silva, Allan, Pinzi, Pereyra, Basta; Nico Lopez, Di Natale
Here is CATANIA official called up players by coach Rolando Maran:
Catania (4-3-3): Andujar; Izco, Gyomber, Bellusci, Monzon; Rinaudo, Lodi, Plasil; Keko, Bergessio, Barrientos
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Disciplinary Situation: No suspended players
Stats AFTER the game. Top scorer for UDINESE: Forward Antonio Di Natale with 10 goals
Top scorer for CATANIA: Forward Gonzalo Bergessio with 5 goals
|Di Natale, Antonio||10||5||Bergessio, Gonzalo|
|Muriel, Luis||4||4||Barrientos, Pablo Cezar|
|Heurtaux, Thomas||3||3||Castro, Lucas|
|Badu, Emmanuel||3||2||Leto, Sebastian|
|Fernandes, Bruno||3||1||Gyomber, Norbert|
Here are the last 3 games of UDINESE: 1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost
Here are the last 3 games of CATANIA: 3 lost
Click the video to watch the highlights of the game, Udinese vs Catania, Monday 31 March 2014, Friuli Stadium, Udine, Italy, Serie A Week 31
Catania coach Rolando Maran failing to cause an upset at the Friuli Stadium to gain points and sees now a black future, deep crisis.
Italian Serie A Week 31
Udinese 1 – 0 Catania
Monday 31 March 2014
Assistants: STALLONE – COSTANZO
Fourth Official: PRETI
Goals: 68′ Antonio Di Natale (U)
Official formations – lineups:
Udinese (3-5-2): Scuffet; Heurtaux, Danilo, Domizzi; Gabriel Silva, Allan, Pinzi, Pereyra, Basta; Nico Lopez, Di Natale
Subs: Brkic, Naldo, Bubnjic, Widmer, Badu, Jadson, Yebda, Lazzari, Muriel, Bruno Fernandes, Maicosuel, Zielinski.
Coach. Francesco Guidolin.
Catania (4-3-3) Andujar; Izco, Gyomber, Bellusci, Monzon; Rinaudo, Lodi, Plasil; Keko, Bergessio, Barrientos
Subs: Ficara, Peruzzi, Rolin, Legrottaglie, Alvarez, Capuano, Biraghi, Boateng, Fedato, Leto, Petkovic.
Coach. Rolando Maran
Italian Serie A Week 31
|Udinese|| Match Stats
|13 (7)||Shots (on goal)||20 (7)|
What do you think of the results? Which players surprised you or disappointed you and why?