Chelsea boss Di Matteo: Man Utd double-header has hurt us

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo felt they were suffering a hangover from their Manchester United double-header after their 1-1 draw at Swansea City.

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo felt they were suffering a hangover from their Manchester United double-header after their 1-1 draw at Swansea City.

Di Matteo did acknowledge the two thrilling clashes with Manchester United - the league fixture was followed by the nine-goal Capital One Cup tie in midweek - may have hurt his side.

He said: "We have certainly felt (tired) this week after the two games with Manchester United, including extra-time.

"It would have been great to finish off the week with a 1-0 victory. The disappointment is we have conceded a late equaliser.

"I thought we had more of the game and clear chances than Swansea.

"When the opposition equalises so late on then you tend to think it's a bit lucky.

"To be honest, they didn't have any real clear chances, but they scored a quality goal."

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