He was happy enough with a share of the points.
Hughes said: "We had a poor start last weekend, so it was important we got something out of this game.
"I think that is the first away point I have been able to accrue since being manager, so that is a bonus and something to build on.
"It was a game of few chances, but on occasions we just lacked the right ball at the right time and did just not quite give the service to Cisse which he thrives on.
"At the end, they asked some questions of us, but we were able to deal with it."