Photo: Didier Drogba stresses importance of Chelsea victory

Chelsea legend hails the west London side's big three points ahead of Manchester derby

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Didier Drogba has hailed Chelsea’s “important three points” ahead of Sunday’s Manchester derby.

The Blues moved nine points clear of defending Premier League champions Manchester City thanks to a 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers.

And Drogba, who was a late substitute against the Hoops, was thrilled to see Jose Mourinho’s side pick up a crucial three points in the title race.

Drogba wrote on Instagram: “Important 3 points before tomorrow’s derby in Manchester. @oscar_emboaba goal of the weekend 3 points importants #premierleague #topoftheleague #cfc #blues #blueisthecolor #Stamfordbridge”

Oscar broke the deadlock in the 31st minute with a superb individual strike which beat Hoops goalkeeper Rob Green.

In-form QPR striker Charlie Austin set up a dramatic conclusion to the derby when the 25-year-old scored a 62nd-minute equaliser.

However, the Premier League leaders extended their 100 per cent home record thanks to Eden Hazard’s penalty with 15 minutes remaining.

And a thrilled Oscar posted on Instagram:“Very happy to score and help #Chelsea to win this battle!”

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