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Scot points finger at Ivanovic and Malouda after feisty encounter

Everton manager David Moyes insisted his side deserved their point at Stamford Bridge after a late Jermaine Beckford goal secured a 1-1 draw for the Toffees after Didier Drogba had opened the scoring for Chelsea from the penalty spot in the first half.

Moyes disagreed with the viewpoint that Tim Cahill should've been sent off for his late challenge on Blues goalkeeper Petr Cech, which prompted a spat betwen the Australian and John Terry.

In retaliation to the criticism of Cahill, the Scot also proclaimed himself "disgusted" at some of the home side's behaviour over the course of the game.

Speaking to reporters after the game, he said: "It definitely wasn't a sending off, but I think you need to have a look at the Branislav Ivanovic tackle in the 31st minute.

"And I've got to say, Phil Neville did fantastic, Florent Malouda stamped on him, got up and ran away, wanted nothing to do with it and a minute later one of their players went and got him booked. Unbelievable. I'm disgusted.

"Second half we deserved the result. They had a few chances as well but I wouldn't come here and expect it to be any different.

"I thought the quality of our decisions in the final third cost us probably going on to win the game."

Chelsea's goal came after Tim Howard brought down Nicolas Anelka and Moyes had no complaints about the decision.

"I've had a chance to see it - the goalie can't get out of the way so you could say 'is it or is it not' but if it was me I'd want a penalty kick for it," he explained.
 
Midfielder Tim Cahill was also booked for a controversial tackle on Chelsea's Petr Cech with replays showing that he was going for the ball but Cech still needed the paramedics' assistance.

However, the Toffees boss defended the Australian's actions: "Because he's [Cech] got a history of injuries doesn't mean my players don't go for tackles. After the performance last week? He'd better go for it. If he hadn't gone for that I'd be out ringing his neck."

The final goal came from an outstanding run from left back Leighton Baines who crossed the ball to striker Jermaine Beckford to score the equaliser and Moyes singled his full-back out for special praise.

He said: "Bainesy's run for the goal was terrific. The best left back in the country was playing for them [Ashley Cole], but I think arguably the second was playing for Everton today."

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