“No One Is Indestructible” – The Last Lesson of Sinisa Mihajlovic

When he was first diagnosed with leukemia, Sinisa Mihajlovic reflected on how he realized that this was really happening to him: “Everybody would think I could not catch anything, big and strong as I am. But no one should ever think of himself as being indestructible.” Perhaps, that is the last and most important lesson he taught us.

Five Things First: Top Stories From Serie A Round 31

In what was quite an unexpected turn of events, the latest Serie A round saw the top two clubs in the ranking both losing their games as Lecce shocked Lazio and Juventus saw Milan coming from behind after taking a two-goal lead. A disappointing Inter side were held onto a draw by Verona and Atalanta took advantage of the situation to pass Conte's Nerazzurri.

Lazio Keep Dreaming as Biancocelesti Bash Bologna

As they wait for Inter and Juve to play their catch-up games, Lazio gained a solitary Serie A lead for the first time in 20 years as they dispatched of Bologna with goals by Luis Alberto and Joaquín Correa. The last time the Biancocelesti were standing alone at the top of the table was on May 14, 2000 – the day they conquered their last Scudetto.

Serie A Round Recap: Miha’s Comeback, Milan’s Pain

A cap, a bandage on his neck, a hollow-cheeked appearance that still did not affect his proud look. Sinisa Mihajlovic dropped like a bomb on the Serie A opening round as he sat on Bologna’s bench for their debut in Verona. His appearance was the icicle on the cake of a Serie A Round 1 which saw Juventus, Napoli, and Inter win, whereas Milan lost to Udinese.