Udinese beats Roma 2-0, takes 1st place in Italy
Milan: Udinese returned to first place in the Italian league, beating Roma 2-0 on Friday on goals by Antonio Di Natale and Mauricio Isla.
Di Natale broke a scoreless deadlock in the 79th minute with his ninth goal of the season, giving him a share of the league lead. Isla sealed the outcome with two minutes left, tapping the ball into an empty net.
Udinese leads with 24 points. Two points back are Juventus and Lazio, who play each other Saturday night. Roma remains in fifth place with 17 points.