The Serie A season finally kicked off this past weekend. As usual, there were some headline-grabbing performances.
From Antonio Di Natale's brace against Empoli to Kingsley Coman's stellar Juventus debut to Stephan El Shaarawy's reemergence as a force in Filippo Inzaghi's new scheme, there were some spectacular storylines for the media to chirp about.
There were also some excellent performances that didn't get the same amount of attention from the tabloids but were equally as important to their team securing results.
Today this space will be devoted to the players who put in excellent minutes but weren't necessarily in the headlines. Here, in no particular order are the five best under-the-radar performances from Week 1.