But Cahill argued: “I thought on reflection in the second-half we deserved to equal the game up.
“They had some good spells in the first-half we had some in the second. They did cause us some problems at times and I’m sure we did them.”
When then asked if the result was beneficial to Manchester City, he replied: “I’d say so.
“If we were in their shoes we’d be delighted with that [results today]. But we have some good games coming up and clearly this is a difficult place to come. It was important we didn’t lose today.”