Marco Di Vaio is furious at suggestions Bologna won't give their all in the final games. “They doubt our professionalism and we don't deserve that.”
The Rossoblu have had a remarkable campaign considering the threat of bankruptcy, numerous different Presidents and a three-point penalty didn't stop them securing safety two months early.
“We want to bring harmony to the club and city after a veil of sadness fell upon us with the defeat to Brescia,” said the captain.
“We did not appreciate the doubts that some in the media raised on our performance. We won't deny that we didn't play well against Brescia or Napoli, so that criticism is entirely understandable.
“However, they doubt our professionalism and we don't deserve that. They were real accusations against us.
“After everything we've gone through this season, we became the pride of the city and fans flocked back to the stadium.
“When we saw the news that firms had suspended betting on the Brescia game, expecting us to lose, we thought that people would've defended our morality. Instead, they did not.
“It seems to me that some have forgotten everything we've had to deal with this term. We will go to Chievo in order to play our game and have been training with a lot of intensity.”