"It's great to be back involved," the 22-year-old told BBC Radio Newcastle. "The thing about teams like Chelsea is they're clinical. We had chances and didn't take them. We were unlucky."
"I think we've got a great bunch of lads, they've been full of confidence all season," he added.
"We've scored a lot of late equalisers and winners, we not doing too badly and we deserve more than fighting against relegation."