Paulo Dybala shines for Roma in 3-1 defeat of Udinese

Paulo Dybala scored one goal and set up another as AS Roma rode to a late 3-1 win at home against Udinese in Serie A on Sunday.

Roma had opened the scoring after 20 minutes when Dybala's free-kick was headed in by Gianluca Mancini, but Udinese equalised just before the hour mark with a headed goal of their own through Florian Thauvin.

Nine minutes before the end, the Argentina International put Roma back in front when received a free pass from Romelu Lukaku and slotted it in from inside the box.

Stephan El Shaarawy sealed the win for Roma in the 90th minute with a well-placed shot from a tight angle inside the box.

Roma moved to fifth in the table with 21 points, three points behind Napoli in fourth. Udinese are 16th.