"He's a good magician if he said that after that game," quipped Ancelotti before insisting Chelsea's presence at the top of the league is the only statistic that matters.
"There is not one unbeatable team," he said. "We had some problems in December and didn't win important games, drawing against Everton, Birmingham and West Ham, but it's normal to have these moments.
"Some teams had bad moments before, and we had that period that wasn't so good. But we still stayed at the top so we've done better than the other teams over the first six months.