We're all still recovering from the ridiculous second half witnessed at Stamford Bridge Saturday afternoon. After a most boring first half, the craziness was both started and ended by Chelsea captain John Terry, opening the scoring with an unfortunate own goal (his attempted clearance rebounded into the goal off his other leg) and finishing the madness with an offside goal with the final kick of the game.
And what does the man of the hour think of all this?
"I'm not sure [if I was offside] to be honest — I'm out of breath. I'm not sure and I don't really care. It's my first one this season. It's an important one because we are still undefeated since the manager [Hiddink] came. [It's important] to keep that momentum."
"Ideally, we needed three points and we are not happy where we are in the league. We need to start winning games. Every game is tough and every opposition seems to be stepping up their game."
-John Terry; source: Sky
A draw that felt like a win is unfortunately still just a draw. Just one point, and in some ways, quite lucky. In other ways of course, quite unlucky (did the corner for Funes Mori's goal curl out before coming back in?).
"It was difficult. Especially after going two down a lot of teams would have thrown the towel in, but the fight and desire from the squad is unbelievable."
"And to come back again, we were unlucky not to win the game I think."
"It opened up slightly in the second half, more goals, more chances, but tireless effort from the boys, very good."
-John Terry; source: BBC
It certainly looked dire at 0-2, but the comeback was wonderful. We'll take it, I suppose.