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Chelsea goalscorer Alonso on Man Utd draw: We're disappointed

Chelsea fullback Marcos Alonso admitted mixed emotions after their 1-1 draw at Manchester United.

Alonso sweetly volleyed past his compatriot David De Gea for the point at Old Trafford.

"We are a bit disappointed," said Alonso to chelseafc.com.

"We were the better team during the whole game. We had so many chances, we conceded little, so it's a pity to only get one point.

"It can happen. The quality was there, the chances were there, so it's just about being a little bit more lucky and a little bit more clinical in front of goal. Our strikers have been doing a great job. We can only ask for 110 per cent from ourselves and try to do better next time and score more."

Although the draw brought an end to an eight-game winning run away from home, it cemented Chelsea's place as the second-best team in the Premier League on the road.

"It's a good stat, but we are in third position so it means we need to improve at home," noted Alonso.

"We want to be up there fighting for the title. We will have to be there next year, keep this form away and do better at home.

"We are still trying to compete 100 per cent this season, it's important to be fighting every week, be ready for the FA Cup final and finish in third position."

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