Udinese and Roma face off in the Stadio Communale Friuli in a match of the 13th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches has won 4. Indeed, in the last match at this stadium, in a match for Serie A TIM, on 02-17-2018, Roma only managed to win, for (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by C. Ünder (70 ') and D. Perotti (90') for Roma. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the house / off condition, since Udinese presents different results at home and abroad.
Analysis of Udinese
The home team is currently in 17th place, with 9 points earned, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Milan by (0-1). In the last match, lost out to Empoli by (2-1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Udinese won 4 points in 18 chances, after 1 win, 1 draw and 4 losses in the last 6 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, he lost his last 4 home matches and did not win any of the last 5 he played in his stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 12 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the score.
Udinese enter this unmotivated showdown after a 2-1 away defeat at the Empoli camp. The home team is usually in a 5-3-2 where the two men responsible for creating dangerous moves in the opposing area are usually Pussetto and Lasagna. The man responsible for defining and guiding his team's attacks is Italian Rodrigo de Paul. The manager of the house will not be able to count on Teodorczyk, Ingelsson and Emmanuel Badu for being injured.
Confirmed lineup: J. Musso, W. Troost-Ekong, H. ter Avest, B. Nuytinck, J. Larsen, Samir, R. de Paul, I. Pussetto, S. Fofana, V. Behrami, R. Mandragora.
Analysis of Rome
After 5 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 6th place, having won 19 points. In the last match, they beat Sampdoria at home (4-1), after their previous match drew away in a 1-1 draw against Fiorentina. This is a little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 27 goals scored and 21 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 39 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 6 away games for the championship, Roma have won 2, 2 draws and 2 defeats, having won 8 points out of 18. The team has conceded goals in 8 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 12 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods in the last 20 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 14 of his 34 goals in the minutes (76'-90 ').
Roma enter this motivated game after a 4-1 win at home to Sampdoria: Juan Jesus, Schick and El Shaarawy scored the winning goals. Unlike the opponents of this match, the visiting club usually plays 4-3-3 with a two-sided offense, whose mission is to serve the player ahead. For this round coach Eusebio Di Francesco will not be able to count on Perotti, Pastore, De Rossi, Pellegrini and Manolas for being injured.
Confirmed lineup: A. Mirante, F. Fazio, Santon, Juan Jesus, A. Kolarov, Lorenzo Pellegrini, S. Nzonzi, B. Cristante, P. Schick, J. Kluivert, S. El Shaarawy.
Coach: E. Di Francesco.