UDINE, Italy (AP) — Udinese has fired coach Igor Tudor after conceding 11 goals in two matches.
Udinese says Luca Gotti, an assistant to Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea last season, will coach the squad on a temporary basis.
After being routed 7-1 by Atalanta last weekend, Udinese was beaten 4-0 at home by 10-man Roma on Wednesday.
Tudor was in his second stint as Udinese coach, having been called in to help the team avoid relegation at the end of each of the past two seasons — which he accomplished.
Despite a modest budget, Udinese has remained in Serie A continuously since the 1995-96 season — behind only Inter Milan, Roma, AC Milan and Lazio in terms of consecutive campaigns