Crotone 1-2 Udinese – Udinese earn hard-fought win over Crotone

Crotone vs. Udinese

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Udinese enjoyed a mesmerising away victory against Crotone at Stadio Ezio Scida on Saturday. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Crotone were hoping to get something from this game after losing 3-2 to Spezia Calcio in their previous fixture. Udinese, on the other hand, lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Torino. As it stands, Crotone are currently 20th with 15 points from 31 matches, while Udinese sit in 11th, with 36 points from 31.

It was an impressive opening from Bianconeri, with a goal from Rodrigo De Paul just before half-time. The score at half time was 0-1.

Crotone took the lead in the second half, thanks to a goal from Simeon Nwankwo in the 68th minute. Udinese in turn, then responded, on 74 minutes increasing their lead with a 2nd effort from Rodrigo De Paul, leaving the final score at 2-1.

For Crotone, Luis Rojas, Niccolo Zanellato, Luca Cigarini and Emmanuel Riviere, came on for Ilija Nestorovski, Walace and Nahuel Molina. Udinese replaced Fernando Forestieri, Tolgay Arslan and Rodrigo Becao with Ilija Nestorovski, Walace and Nahuel Molina.

Crotone next face Sampdoria and Udinese are at home to Cagliari.