“Do you have any doubts as to whether it was a penalty or not?" Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italia afterwards.
“Here, there's a clear disinterest of the player for the ball. I don't even want to stay here and discuss whether it's a penalty or not.
“It seems self-evident to me. The VAR speaks of an elbow, but which elbow? It was a decision made by the VAR. We're officiated by VAR.
“Giacomelli told me, 'help me sort this out.' I told him, 'but you have no doubt that it could be a penalty?' After that he sent me to the dressing rooms, that's it.
“The team played very well, with good intensity and everything else. They deserved a different result.
“We're very sorry about all this, but we have to move on. I feel a little disappointed, I feel that my sincerity, professionalism, team and club have been a little under attack.
“I'd rather talk as little as possible. Tonight we played very well. It was a game of sacrifice and we used up a lot of energy.
“We pressed very well, we stopped them building from the back. We had good control of the game in the second half."