AS Roma boss Claudio Ranieri insists they were never in crisis at the start of the season.

After victory over UdineseRoma are now unbeaten in seven games and Ranieri insists his team was not in crisis, even when propping up the table.

Ranieri said: "The side was not in crisis. They were going through a difficult moment, but then they got back on their feet.

"We know what we have to do and where we want to get to. We said that from the start of the season."

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