Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink anxious over 'bad' Kurt Zouma injury
LONDON -- Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink has said Kurt Zouma's knee injury looks "bad."
But Hiddink said he would not speculate on how long the France international might be out for until he had undergone scans.
Zouma landed awkwardly after battling for an aerial ball in the second half of Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, jarring his knee and being stretchered off after 58 minutes.
Replays of the incident, which left Zouma yelling in pain, raised fears that his season could be over.
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Hiddink told Sky Sports: "Tomorrow we'll know more, but if you have this injury it's bad.
"Let's see -- it's a hyperextension and that's always bad. I had this problem once and it hurts very much, but let's hope and see tomorrow. I'm not a doctor, so let's see what the MRIs will show."
United had appeared set to hit Hiddink with his first defeat since returning to Chelsea as interim manager when Jesse Lingard struck brilliantly on 61 minutes, but Diego Costa levelled in the first of six minutes of time added on.
Hiddink said: "I'm happy with the reaction of the team. It's not easy, because Man United did a good job in the first half and they're not an easy team to beat."
Liam is ESPN FC's Chelsea correspondent. Follow him on Twitter: @Liam_Twomey.