Hiddink: Well worth a point

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink thought that his side deserved their share of the points after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Jesse Lingard struck for the Red Devils just past the hour mark, but the Blues refused to give up the search for an equaliser and were rewarded in the first minute of stoppage time when Diego Costa was able to round David De Gea and tuck home.

"We deserved a point in the end because in any minute you can score," Hiddink said. "Man United started very well in the first 20 minutes, they stretched us and we had a reaction where we dropped back instead of going forward and going into the duels.

"We reacted after 20 minutes, go into the duels and defended collectively. We got some chances with no reward. They scored a beautiful goal in the 60th minute through Lingard, but without resistance on our part, which is what we have to improve.

"We reacted very well going for the equaliser, you can compliment both goalies because in key situations they did their job. At the end we had some chances so we deserved this point.

"I said before when we were one point away from the relegation zone our target must still be fourth but I also said we have to start winning.

"Of course we are unbeaten but if you want to get into fourth place you must have victories and we've had too many draws. Mathematically it might be possible but we must start winning again."

The Dutch coach also spoke of young French defender Kurt Zouma, who was stretchered off after landing awkwardly on his leg just prior to the opening goal, and could miss the rest of the season.

"Tomorrow he will have an examination but it's very bad when you land with a hyper extended leg," Hiddink added. "We'll see what happens, touch wood they have a good explanation. There are several scenarios when it's like that but it's very bad."

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