Udinese stalled Napoli's Serie A title challenge with a scoreless draw on Monday as Lazio reclaimed third place from AC Milan with a 2-0 win over Pescara thanks to a pair of sublime long-range goals.
Udinese's Brazilian midfielder Allan Marques Loureiro (R) vies with Slovakian Napoli's midfielder Marek Hamsik during their Serie A football match at Friuli Stadium in Udine on February 25, 2013. Udinese held challengers Napoli to a scoreless draw.
Napoli had hoped to capitalise on the extra day's rest after their Europa League exit at the hands of Czech side Viktoria Plzen last Thursday to close the gap on leaders Juventus to four points.
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