David Moyes was full of praise for his players as he bowed out as Everton boss with a 2-1 defeat at Chelsea.
Steven Naismith had equalised Juan Mata's first-half goal but Fernando Torres came up with a second-half winner to ensure it was Rafa Benitez not Moyes who would finish with a win.
Moyes was disappointed by that but had nothing but positive words for his players as he prepares to leave to take over at Manchester United, ending his 11-year stay with the Toffees.
"It was a really good game and we played well," Moyes told Sky Sports. "We certainly didn't deserve to lose today.
"We were excellent in the first half and then went behind with a bit of a mistake leading up to that but we deserved our goal back.
"In the second half we didn't start the game so well but we created a lot of chances and at the worst we should have had a draw out of it."
Tim Howard was responsible for the opening goal as he failed to cling onto a tame Demba B...