As his Bologna players traipsed back into the away dressing room of the Stadio Olimpico, their pride hurting after a humiliating 6-0 defeat to Lazio, the club's heaviest since 1991, coach Stefano Pioli wasn't angry. Well, maybe just a little. His prevailing emotion, as became clear in his post-match press conference, was empathy.
Pioli had been in this position more or less before. He knew what they were going through.
He felt their pain. "As a coach I have never lost 6-0 but as a player," he explained. "I did even worse, losing 8-2. I even got sent off.
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