MOURINHO: WE WERE BETTER THAN CHELSEA

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It was a game of two halves at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea and Manchester United played out a 2-2 draw.

Chelsea started the better side and were leading 1-0 at half-time, but a resurgent Manchester United side turned up in the second half with a brace for Anthony Martial almost giving Chelsea the win.

However, a late goal from Ross Barkley led to a 2-2 draw, and Manchester United manager José Mourinho admitted after the game that United deserved to win.

“We were the best team on the pitch,” Mourinho said. “If you say before the game that one point at Stamford Bridge is a good result, it is so difficult to win here but after the game with the way the game was it is an awful result for us and a phenomenal result for them.

“We were in the game, we controlled their triggers, (Eden) Hazard and Jorginho was well controlled.

“After we were 2-1 up we had positions to score the third goal, we were the best team, we were calm in control.

“I hope every referee does the same as Mike Dean and gives six minutes, I don’t know where they came from. We always tried to play, there was no time wasting.

“We defend corners mixed, some zonal, some man to man. Every player knows with closed eyes which player is his player, which space is his sapce. I am pleased with everything apart from the result which is awful for us.”