"It is far too early to say," warned Spalletti after the top two broke away despite having a game in hand.
"Positions can still be turned around, especially in those periods when there are a lot of matches piled up that can demolish a squad."
"It is true that we could have scored the equaliser when it was nine against 11, though. We were a little tense at the end and Andrea Dossena was sent off for dissent."
In the space of a minute Udinese had two dismissals for Giampaolo Pinzi's scything tackle on Juan and Dossena taking his protests too far.