Bologna hat-trick hero Di Vaio delivers Mihajlovic first win

Marco di Vaio struck a hat-trick to deliver Sinisa Mihajlovic his first win in charge of Bologna in yesterday's 5-2 thrashing of Torino.

Marco di Vaio struck a hat-trick to deliver Sinisa Mihajlovic his first win in charge of Bologna in yesterday's 5-2 thrashing of Torino.

“The Coach made himself heard during the half-time break and he was right to do so,” said the striker.

“Conceding a goal early on changed all our plans. Torino were clamming up and we couldn’t find a way through.

“In the second half, after we equalised for the second time, we believed the way the Coach asked us to and you saw the results.”

The Rossoblu leapfrogged Toro in the standings thanks to this result, which ended a run of five consecutive draws.

“We did well and were also lucky, but above all did not let our heads drop after going 2-1 down. We are improving and need to grow more, such as winning with a clean sheet.

“I think we are on the right track and this victory will bring confidence, calm and team spirit.”

Di Vaio has dominated Bologna’s goal tally and is now top of the Capocannoniere charts with 12 goals, the same as Genoa’s Diego Milito.

“I feel good and that is the most important thing. In terms of mentality that is crucial for a forward, along with having the confidence of everyone around me. I’m not done improving yet.”

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