“Inzaghi is emblematic of the team's season,” mused Ancelotti. “He scored five goals in a week and we did not expect that.
“Pippo flowers in springtime, exactly as he did last year. This makes our attacking potential much stronger.
“Pippo and [Alexandre] Pato are atypical forwards, because they do tend to disappear from the game for long periods, but are always ready at the decisive moment. Pato slept for an hour and then scored two stratospheric goals.”