Antonio Di Natale continues to impress and he scored his 27th and 28th goal of this season after Alexis Sanchez and Mauricio Isla did the spadework.
Udinese were down to 10 men in the 66th minute after Gabriele Angella brought down Tommaso Rocchi. But Samir Hamdanovic, another standout saved Mauro Zarate's penalty. Libor Kozak managed to narrow the gap for Lazio after making a connection with Zarate's cross. Udinese managed to survive a torrid 10 minutes to return to the Champions League for the first time since 2004- 05.