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

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

Substitutes

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

Udinese

  • 31Karnezis
  • 89Piris
  • 5LarangeiraBooked at 70mins
  • 30FelipeBooked at 55minsSubstituted forMarquinhoat 75'minutes
  • 27Widmer
  • 7BaduBooked at 61mins
  • 20Lodi
  • 16IturraBooked at 35minsSubstituted forFernandesat 58'minutes
  • 21Andrade dos SantosBooked at 79mins
  • 74AguirreSubstituted forDi Nataleat 58'minutes
  • 77Théréau

Substitutes

  • 2Wagué
  • 8Fernandes
  • 10Di Natale
  • 11Domizzi
  • 13Insúa
  • 18Perica
  • 23Marquinho
  • 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

Match ends, Fiorentina 3, Udinese 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fiorentina 3, Udinese 0.

Foul by Marcos Alonso (Fiorentina).

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

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

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

Hand ball by Khouma Babacar (Fiorentina).

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

Foul by Milan Badelj (Fiorentina).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Khouma Babacar replaces Federico Bernardeschi.

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.

Corner, Fiorentina. Conceded by Danilo.

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

Booking

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

Hand ball by Gilberto (Fiorentina).

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Gilberto replaces Borja Valero.

Booking

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

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

Foul by Edenilson (Udinese).

Attempt blocked. Federico Bernardeschi (Fiorentina) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Matias Vecino.

Matias Vecino (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Silvan Widmer (Udinese).

Substitution

Substitution, Udinese. Marquinho replaces Felipe.

Foul by Nikola Kalinic (Fiorentina).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Manuel Pasqual replaces Josip Ilicic.

Foul by Matias Vecino (Fiorentina).

Silvan Widmer (Udinese) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Danilo (Udinese) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Nenad Tomovic (Fiorentina).

Cyril Théréau (Udinese) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Bruno Fernandes (Udinese) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Antonio Di Natale.

Marcos Alonso (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Silvan Widmer (Udinese).

Attempt missed. Antonio Di Natale (Udinese) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Silvan Widmer.

Offside, Udinese. Iván Piris tries a through ball, but Emmanuel Badu is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Fiorentina 2, Udinese 0. Josip Ilicic (Fiorentina) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

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

Penalty Fiorentina. Nikola Kalinic draws a foul in the penalty area.

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