Carlo not waving goodbye yet

BY foxsports • May 16, 2011

Ancelotti took part in the customary lap of honour at Stamford Bridge after the game and waved to supporters as they chanted 'Carlo, Carlo'. But, despite looking emotional as he walked around the pitch, he was adamant he had not been waving goodbye. "I don't know what will happen," he said. "We have to wait just one week. A week is not a long period." He added: "You are asking me a question I'm not able to answer. "You have to propose this question to the club, not myself. I cannot give an answer." The Italian's team selection certainly suggested he was planning for next season as he took an axe to his side. But despite a bright start which saw Branislav Ivanovic score inside two minutes, the experiment failed and Newcastle deserved their draw, even if it came in stoppage-time. Billionaire owner Roman Abramovich did not look impressed as he watched on from the Stamford Bridge directors' box, and it is the Russian who will ultimately decide his manager's fate. Ancelotti said: "It is the club that has to take a decision and judge my job. "If my job was good, I will stay. If they think it was not good, I will have to go. "In my opinion, sometimes I did a good job, sometimes I could do better." Although the stadium was more than half empty by the time Chelsea's lap of honour took place, those remaining were appreciative of the team's efforts at the end of what is the club's worst season of the Abramovich era. "I want to say thanks to our supporters," said Ancelotti. "Today, also, they gave me fantastic support. "For all this season, even when the moment was not so good, they stayed close to the team and to the players. "My emotion? I don't know what happens and I want to wait. After that I can explain." Ancelotti admitted Chelsea's performance today summed up their season as they twice threw away the lead. Jonas Gutierrez inadvertently cancelled out Ivanovic's opener and Steven Taylor netted at the death after Alex looked to have grabbed the winner. Ancelotti said: "We started the game well, playing well and scoring, and were unlucky to concede. "We had a lot of difficulties but scored again. "We needed more concentration at the end. "We've conceded in the last minute a lot of times this season. We've lost a lot of points that way. "When you concede a lot of goals in the last minute, something is wrong."


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