Bologna “will never play for the draw. To beat us, you've got to suffer,” declared Pierpaolo Bisoli ahead of the Fiorentina trip.
The former Cagliari boss took over in the summer and is looking to introduce an all-attack approach.
“We are stepping on to the field for the three points. That is true of every game, not just this one,” said the 44-year-old tactician.
“Bologna will never play for the draw. To beat us, you've got to suffer, I don't care who you are or how many star players you have.”
Gaston Ramirez sits out a ban, so the trident attack should be Alessandro Diamanti, Panagiotis Kone and Marco Di Vaio.
“The two months of pre-season have flown by, as we feel so relaxed and confident. If we have patience, then this side can give us great satisfaction.
“Fiorentina have many top players, but Alessio Cerci is the key, as he changes the balance of the team. Plus Alberto Gilardino and Riccardo Montolivo want to win back the fans.”
Bologna squad: Agliardi, Gillet; Antonsson, Loria, Morleo, Portanova, Raggi; Casarini, Kone, Krhin, Mudingayi, Perez, Pulzetti, Taider; Acquafresca, Di Vaio, Diamanti, Gimenez, Paponi