Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong helped Udinese maintain their winning run as they beat visiting Sassuolo 3-0 in the Serie A yesterday.
The game was Troost-Ekong’s 17th league appearance for Udinese in the league this season.
Udinese have now won three consecutive league games following victories against Cagliari and Lecce.
Udinese’s first goal was scored by Italian-born Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka in the 14th minute.
Ken Sema doubled the home side’s lead on 68 minutes before Rodrigo De Paul added the third on 90 minutes.
Udinese are now ninth on 24 points and are five points away from the Europa League qualification spot.