Inter Milan striker Rodrigo Palacio has called on his team to keep improving as they take on Udinese on Sunday looking to keep up their unbeaten run on the road this season.
The Nerazzurri have won just one of their last five games and Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Atalanta left them in fourth place in Serie A, six points behind Juventus, who are third and hold the last Champions League qualifying spot.
``We are doing well all things considered,'' Palacio said to Gazzetta dello Sport. ``It's not easy to be behind Roma, Juventus and Napoli when these teams don't lose points.
``We have a lot of room for improvement.
``We are a young team and we are growing game by game.
``We have to continue to work hard because we are on the right path.''
Palacio has been prolific and he is the second highest scorer in Serie A behind Fiorentina's Giuseppe Rossi with eight goals so far.
``This is the merit of the whole team and of the tactics of our coach Walter Mazzarri,'' the Argentinian said.
``I hope I can score many more and help the team do well this season.''
Inter have taken nine of their current 19 points away from the San Siro but will be put to the test by an Udinese side that have been beaten just once at the Friuli stadium so far - a 1-0 reverse against Roma last weekend.
Francesco Guidolin's troops go into the match in confident fashion after recording their first win on the road in a 2-1 victory at Sassuolo on Wednesday.
Luis Muriel scored the winner to hand Udinese their fourth success of the campaign and lift them to eighth place.
``I received the response I wanted from my team,'' Guidolin said. ``We interpreted the game well, with the right fighting spirit.
``This is an important result as it was a crucial game in view of the standings.
``Now we face another big task against Inter, who are doing well with (coach) Walter Mazzarri.''
The hosts are hoping to call on midfielder Dusan Basta, who sustained an injury to his chest in midweek.
Muriel, meanwhile, is expected to recover from a minor muscular problem and play in support of captain Antonio Di Natale in Udinese's attack.