Udinese Lost, but Show Appearance Optimal Season
Naples – Udinese painful defeat to Napoli in the last 16 of the Coppa Italia on penalties. Andrea Stramaccioni call 120-minute match in Naples this morning is the best performance of his team in this season.
After winning first but then equalized through a penalty, Udinese have to play with 10 men after 68 minutes in a visit to the Stadio San Paolo, Friday (01/24/2015) pm dawn. Outnumbered on the pitch, Zebrete able to survive and impose a score of 1-1 to 90 minutes. Conditions that make the game continued in overtime.
Although the turn fell behind 1-2 because of the action of Marek Hamsik, Udinese back to provide resistance. Panagiotis Kone shot making the score 2-2. The struggle for the visitors finally completed in the round of penalty kicks, they are frozen out of the Coppa Italia with a 4-5 defeat.
“We are disappointed knocked out, but I could not ask for more than the players. I think this is one of the best performances of the season Udinese,” said Udinese coach, Andrea Stramaccioni, after the game.
“We also are less fortunate, because Aguirre who should take the last penalty in extra-time injury, so Allan forward,” he added on Rai Sport and quoted by the Italian Football.
Of the five kicker just Allan Udinese failed to complete the task, and he was installed as the last executor. While executor Napoli are all successful, including Gonzalo Higuain who became the winner of the host.