"We don't want to pay for the past, we already have," Ranieri declared on Domenica Sportiva. "I like Bergonzi as a referee, but he made mistakes against Napoli. We just want to be treated like the others, no better or worse."
Ranieri was disappointed with the Naples reverse, but he remains positive and philosophical after his side's impressive start to the campaign.
"We need to remember that we are a newly-promoted side and there are also other sides who have had tacticians working with them for longer," he admitted.
"If we stay focused and keep on this track until March or April, who knows where we may end up…"