Ancelotti’s Chelsea Premier League win percentage compared to other Blues bosses
Carlo Ancelotti will take on one of his former teams on Sunday as his Everton side face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
The legendary Italian manager took charge of the west London club for two seasons between 2009-2011 and enjoyed a successful spell, winning a Premier League title and an FA Cup before being sacked and replaced by Andres Villas-Boas.
Blues fans will no doubt look back on the Ancelotti era with fond memories, with the team featuring club legends such as Frank Lampard, John Terry, Didier Drogba and Ashley Cole.
But how does Ancelotti's record compare to other Chelsea bosses in the Premier League era? Here's a look at the top five according to Statbunker.
(This exludes Guus Hiddink, who had two spells as interim manager)
5) Maurizio Sarri (win percentage: 55%)
Sarri only lasted a season at Stamford Bridge, but still managed to guide his side to third place, with 21 wins and a total of 72 points in the Premier League.
Considering the Italian also won the Europa League with the club and came runner-up in the Carabao Cup, perhaps it could be seen as slightly unfair that he was so unpopular with supporters.
Nevertheless, his perceived negative style of football and alleged falling outs with key members of the first-team squad saw him leave for Juventus at the end of the campaign.
4) Luiz Felipe Scolari (win percentage: 56%)
'Big Phil' survived just seven months at Chelsea before being sacked despite having a slightly better Premier League win percentage than Sarri.
The Blues were sitting fourth in the table and were still in the Champions League and FA Cup when he was dismissed in February 2009, but a statement from the club said they made the change "to maintain a challenge for the trophies we are still competing for" following a poor run of form.
The colourful Brazilian went on to take charge of his nation for a second time in 2012 and most recently managed Palmeiras.
=2) Jose Mourinho (win percentage: 62%)
What more needs to be said about Jose Mourinho?
The self-proclaimed 'Special One' took English football by storm when he first made the move to Chelsea, winning two Premier League titles before he sensationally left the club by mutual consent just two months into his fourth season.
He returned for a second spell in 2013, however, and won the league for the third time in 2015 before things turned sour again.
The way things are going at the moment, it looks highly likely that will be the last top-flight title the controversial Portuguese wins.
=2) Carlo Ancelotti (win percentage: 62%)
Although he took charge of far fewer games than Mourinho, Ancelotti recorded exactly the same win percentage as the now-Tottenham boss.
They won the Premier League in some style in his first season, recording 86 points and also scoring a then record 103 goals in the process, while they did the domestic double by winning the FA Cup too.
Ancelotti and his side couldn't follow up that success the following year, however, coming second behind Manchester United, and in typically ruthless fashion Ancelotti was sacked- something the board probably regretted later given the failures of Villas-Boas afterwards.
1) Antonio Conte (win percentage: 67%)
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