Udinese keeping their mission in getting into European football zone alive as they bagged an important away victory over lowly Livorno side on Saturday. Eager to finish of their 2013 in a positive way, Francesco Guidolin's men put on a strong pressure since kick off as they move forward rapidly, earning a quick goal with Nicolas Lopez leveling the score after just 11 minutes of play. That lead was canceled out though midway into that first 45 minutes as Livorno got back on level terms with an effort from Luca Siligardi who netted home 32 minutes.
Drawing 1-1 in the first half, both teams were pushing forward after the break as they search for that precious winning goal and it was Udinese that eventually came away with all three points as they regained their lead on 62 minutes through Thomas Heurtaux's goal, which lasted until the final whistle was blown. That victory temporarily lifting the Zebra up into 10th place in current Serie A standings as they collected 20 points from 17 matches.