Cagliari stun Udinese in seven-goal thriller

Relegated Cagliari held on to dominate Udinese 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller on Sunday as the fight for European places in Italy`s Serie A went down to the wire.

Serie A: Roma come from behind to beat Udinese
Serie A: Roma come from behind to beat Udinese

Roma remain on course to secure automatic qualification for next season`s Champions League group stage after coming from behind to beat Udinese 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Garcia tries to breath new life into waning Roma
Garcia tries to breath new life into waning Roma

AS Roma have been confined to their Trigorio training ground ahead of Sunday`s match against Udinese (1300 GMT) as exasperated coach Rudi Garcia tries to breathe new life back into his faltering side.

AC Milan players say they agreed to be confined to training camp
AC Milan players say they agreed to be confined to training camp

AC Milan`s players have agreed with coach Filippo Inzaghi`s decision to confine them to a training camp and did not get involved in a row with him after the defeat at Udinese, two of them said on Tuesday.

Lukas Podolski breaks duck in style as Inter Milan beat nine-man Udinese
Lukas Podolski breaks duck in style as Inter Milan beat nine-man Udinese

Lukas Podolski broke his Inter Milan duck in style, scoring with a superb strike from outside the area, to give them a 2-1 win at nine-man Udinese in Serie A on Tuesday.

Udinese pile pressure on struggling AC Milan
Udinese pile pressure on struggling AC Milan

Struggling AC Milan were beaten 2-1 at Udinese in Serie A on Saturday as the pressure increased on coach Filippo Inzaghi following what was a ninth league defeat of the season. 

Serie A: Udinese pile pressure on struggling AC Milan
Serie A: Udinese pile pressure on struggling AC Milan

Struggling AC Milan were beaten 2-1 at Udinese in Serie A on Saturday as the pressure increased on coach Filippo Inzaghi following what was a ninth league defeat of the season. 

Pablo Armero cleared to join Flamengo on loan
Pablo Armero cleared to join Flamengo on loan

Colombia international defender Pablo Armero has been cleared by Italian club Udinese to join Brazilian football giants Flamengo on loan.

Gianluigi Buffon sympathy for cash-strapped Parma
Gianluigi Buffon sympathy for cash-strapped Parma

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has expressed his sympathy for cash-strapped former club Parma, who will face a bankruptcy hearing next month after failing to pay players` salaries all season.

Parma captain hits out as club struggles to keep afloat
Parma captain hits out as club struggles to keep afloat

Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli hit out at league and federation officials on Sunday as the beleaguered Serie A club`s game with Udinese was postponed due to a lack of funds to pay stadium stewards.

Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead
Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead

Juventus spurned the chance to go nine points clear of title challengers Roma as Napoli crept closer to second place and AC Milan got back on winning terms in Serie A on Sunday.

Empoli hold Roma as scudetto hopes fade further
Empoli hold Roma as scudetto hopes fade further

Roma`s hopes of a first Serie A title faded further on Saturday after a fourth consecutive draw, 1-1 at home to Empoli, to leave Juventus six points clear before their trip to Udinese.

Rampant Juventus face Udinese test in Serie A
Rampant Juventus face Udinese test in Serie A

Juventus face a potentially tricky trip to Udinese on Sunday looking to reinforce their seven-point lead of Italy`s Serie A as the battle for the third and final Champions League spot moves up a gear.

Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese
Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese

Coppa Italia holders Napoli scraped into the quarter-finals when they beat 10-man Udinese 5-4 on penalties at home after a rain-soaked 2-2 draw on Thursday.

Roma snatch Udinese win to pull level with Juventus
Roma snatch Udinese win to pull level with Juventus

Title challengers Roma had Davide Astori`s controversial first-half goal to thank for a 1-0 win away to Udinese that pulled them level with Juventus at the top of Italy`s Serie A on Tuesday.

Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong
Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong

Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini confirmed he could quit Sampdoria in the January transfer window after heading a late equaliser to secure a share of the spoils in a 2-2 home draw with Udinese on Sunday.

Andrea Stramaccioni back for revenge against `tough` Inter
Andrea Stramaccioni back for revenge against `tough` Inter

Former Inter Milan handler Andrea Stramaccioni has admitted the challenge of toppling his former club won`t be easy when he returns to the San Siro for the first time since his sacking last year.

Albert Riera kicked out of Udinese over `worst club` tweet
Albert Riera kicked out of Udinese over `worst club` tweet

Spanish midfield player Albert Riera was sacked by Udinese, without ever playing a match in Italy, over an abusive tweet, Gazzetta dello Sport reported on Saturday.

Unsung Antonio Di Natale scores 200th Serie A goal
Unsung Antonio Di Natale scores 200th Serie A goal

Unsung Udinese forward Antonio Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal in the 1-1 draw against Chievo on Sunday, becoming only the seventh player to reach the milestone.

Martin Jorgensen to hang up his boots at end of the year
Martin Jorgensen to hang up his boots at end of the year

Former Udinese and Fiorentina attacking midfielder Martin Jorgensen, who has played more Serie A matches than any other Dane, has announced he will retire when his contract with AGF Aarhus runs out at the end of this year.