NEWS
Sunday October 28 2012
Line-ups: Roma-Udinese

Roma give Dodò his debut from the start with Miralem Pjanic returning against Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese this evening.

The Giallorossi are looking for a third consecutive victory to climb further up the standings, while the Friulani need a boost after their midweek Europa League defeat to Young Boys.

Federico Balzaretti, Rodrigo Taddei and Bogdan Lobont are unavailable, but Mattia Destro is back on the bench.

Brazilian summer signing Dodò has been unavailable for the whole season so far due to injury, but Zdenek Zeman is throwing the full-back right in at the deep end.

Udinese have a lengthy absentee list, missing Luis Muriel, Dusan Basta, Mehdi Benatia, Giovanni Pasquale and Giampiero Pinzi.

Defender Danilo is also suspended for this trip to the Stadio Olimpico.

Di Natale is partnered by Brazilian Maicosuel, leaving Mathias Ranegie and Diego Fabbrini on the bench.

Roma: Stekelenburg; Piris, Marquinhos, Castan, Dodò; De Rossi, Tachtsidis, Pjanic; Lamela, Osvaldo, Totti

Roma bench: Goicoechea, Svedkauskas, Burdisso, Romagnoli, Bradley, Perrotta, Florenzi, Marquinho, Destro, Lopez

Udinese: Brkic; Angella, Coda, Domizzi; Faraoni, Pereyra, Allan, Lazzari, Armero; Maicosuel, Di Natale

Udinese bench: Padelli, Pawlowski, Heurtaux, Badu, Berra, Willians, Gabriel Silva, Fabbrini, Barreto, Ranegie

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