Italian Serie A
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Fiorentina 3-0 Udinese

Fiorentina's players celebrate scoring against Udinese
Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last six Serie A games

Fiorentina boosted their chances of securing a first Serie A title since 1969 with a win over Udinese which lifted them up to second in the table.

Midfielder Milan Badelj gave the hosts the interval lead with a deflected shot before Emmanuel Badu conceded a penalty for a late tackle on Nikola Kalinic.

Josip Ilicic scored from the spot kick and defender Gonzalo Rodriguez made it 3-0 with a header from a corner.

Fiorentina, managed by Paulo Sousa, are one point behind leaders Inter Milan.

Elsewhere in Serie A, Atalanta climbed up to sixth after a 3-0 win over Palermo despite finishing with 10 men after substitute Giulio Migliaccio was shown a straight red for a foul on Ivaylo Chochev just 60 second after coming on.

Chievo also finished with 10 men but still won 2-0 at Frosinone, midfielder Simone Pepe red carded.

Bottom club Hellas Verona remain without a win after a 1-0 home defeat to Empoli.

Line-ups

Fiorentina

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 12Tatarusanu
  • 4Tomovic
  • 2RodríguezBooked at 29mins
  • 13Astori
  • 10BernardeschiSubstituted forBabacarat 87'minutes
  • 5Badelj
  • 8Vecino
  • 28Alonso
  • 72IlicicSubstituted forPasqualat 74'minutes
  • 20Valero IglesiasSubstituted forJuniorat 81'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 9N Kalinic

Substitutes

  • 3Junior
  • 11Rebic
  • 18Suárez
  • 21Verdú
  • 22Rossi
  • 23Pasqual
  • 24Lezzerini
  • 30Babacar
  • 32Roncaglia
  • 33Sepe

Udinese

Formation 3-5-2

  • 31Karnezis
  • 89Piris
  • 5LarangeiraBooked at 70mins
  • 30Da Silva Dal BeloBooked at 55minsSubstituted forde Mattos Filhoat 75'minutes
  • 27Widmer
  • 7BaduBooked at 61mins
  • 20Lodi
  • 16IturraBooked at 35minsSubstituted forBruno Fernandesat 58'minutes
  • 21Andrade dos SantosBooked at 79mins
  • 74AguirreSubstituted forDi Nataleat 58'minutes
  • 77Théréau

Substitutes

  • 2Wagué
  • 8Bruno Fernandes
  • 10Di Natale
  • 11Domizzi
  • 13Insúa
  • 18Perica
  • 23de Mattos Filho
  • 26Pasquale
  • 53Nassir Al-Tameemi
  • 90Romo
  • 95Evangelista Santana de Oliveira
  • 97Meret
Referee:
Marco Guida
Attendance:
27,021

Match Stats

Home TeamFiorentinaAway TeamUdinese
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away0
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home17
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Fiorentina 3, Udinese 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Fiorentina 3, Udinese 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Marcos Alonso (Fiorentina).

  4. Post update

    Emmanuel Badu (Udinese) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Udinese) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Nikola Kalinic went off injured after Fiorentina had used all subs.

  7. Post update

    Hand ball by Khouma Babacar (Fiorentina).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marcos Alonso (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Nikola Kalinic.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Milan Badelj (Fiorentina).

  10. Post update

    Bruno Fernandes (Udinese) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Fiorentina. Khouma Babacar replaces Federico Bernardeschi.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Fiorentina 3, Udinese 0. Gonzalo Rodríguez (Fiorentina) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Manuel Pasqual with a cross following a corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Fiorentina. Conceded by Danilo.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gilberto (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcos Alonso with a headed pass.

  15. Booking

    Gilberto (Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

  16. Post update

    Hand ball by Gilberto (Fiorentina).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Fiorentina. Gilberto replaces Borja Valero.

  18. Booking

    Edenilson (Udinese) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Federico Bernardeschi (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Edenilson (Udinese).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 6th December 2015

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