Udinese and Roma face off in the Stadio Communale Friuli in a match for the 20th round of Serie A TIM. Roma won at home (4-0) last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 08-20-2016. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, who in the last 4 matches won 3 and drew 1. Indeed, in the last match in this stadium, in a match for Serie A TIM on 13-03-2016, Roma only managed To win, for (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by Bruno Fernandes (85 ‘) for Udinese and E. Džeko (14’) and A. Florenzi (74 ‘) for Roma. In this match the home factor could play a decisive role, as Roma have shown differences in performance in their home and away games.
The home team is currently in 9th place with 28 points, after 7 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Sampdoria (0-0). In the last match, lost at home to the Internazionale by (1-2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 18 conceded, against 7 victories , 3 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 25 goals scored and 19 conceded. For the championship, Udinese won 14 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. In their domestic league games the most frequent marker in the break was 1-0 (4 out of 10 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Udinese return to play at home for the Italian Championship trying to resume the good phase to stop early on the sequence of negative results. In the last round, the team suffered a poor result by receiving the Internazionale at home and losing by 1×2, thus interrupting a sequence of four games without losing. Before, the team had gone to the home of Sampdoria and managed to get out of there with a scoreless draw. After nineteen rounds, the club has seven wins, four draws and eight losses, thus taking tenth place in the table. For that game, the coach should keep the team in 4-3-3.
The visiting team is currently in the 2nd place with 41 points, after 13 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Chievo by (3-1). In the last match, he won away to Genoa by (0-1). This is a stronger team when he plays in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he has 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; Against 13 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the championship, Roma won 14 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-1, which occurred in 4 of their 9 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 19 games for Serie A TIM, it suffered the first goal 5 times but managed to turn the score in 2.
Roma are on the pitch for their 20th match of the Italian Championship, trying to keep up the goodwill to resume the victorious sequence they had been building, which was interrupted by Juventus in the penultimate round in the match that ended in 1-0 and marked the team’s only defeat In the last six games. In the last round, the team achieved a good result by beating Genoa away from home by 0x1. Before, the team had received Chievo at home and won by 3×1. After nineteen rounds, the club accumulates thirteen wins, two draws and four defeats, thus occupying second place in the table. For that match, the coach must keep the team at 4-5-1 or at 3-4-3.