It started so well for the hosts though, Tom Ince claiming his fourth goal in five outings before a defensive error led to an equaliser for the visitors.
And, in a low-key second-half disrupted by substitutions and theatrics, Udinese took the spoils courtesy of the quick-thinking Ryder Matos.
Next up for Town is a training camp in Austria where the side will face VfB Stuttgart in Schwaz on Tuesday, August 1 before playing another Serie A side, Torino in the Stadion Jenbach on Friday, August 4.
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