Chelsea interim boss
The Blues looked to be cruising as
However, Ivanovic's second goal of the game and then Torres' injury-time finish closed the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur to two points.
"Apart from that we had many chances and it was a shame we could not kill off the game earlier, but it was another fantastic performance.
"All the remaining games are massively important and we have done all we could do to put pressure on the sides above us in the Premier League."
Torres had last scored in the league on
"Fernando has been providing goals for others and now he has scored as well. It was a tremendous goal."
He said: "I don't think we were second best. Chelsea had their moments and have world-class players, but we got in their faces.
"To get back to 2-2 was a brilliant effort, the desire we showed was fantastic. But we paid for not being able to defend at set-pieces which is frustrating."
McLeish took heart from the performance of his young players, adding: "There was great encouragement there. It was a challenge to see how they did on the big stage and they did not let themselves down."
Chelsea's England players will leave the post-season