The Azzurri still reach the quarterfinals on aggregate after last night's 3-1 loss.
"The objective was not to get pinned back from the start, so in that sense we did well," Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italia.
“Let's look forward to the quarter-final, which will no doubt be difficult. We had the right approach initially, but then had difficulty dealing with the comeback. I guess the 3-0 first leg lead made us feel comfortable enough going into the final minutes.
“We prepared well and effectively Milik's away goal sealed our qualification."