Villas-Boas lauds Chelsea's 'important step'

Andre Villas-Boas believes the "deserved" 3-0 win at Newcastle is a vital confidence booster for the "super talents" in his Chelsea squad, who leap-frog their opponents into the top four.

The Portuguese boss admits that his side are performing better on the road than at Stamford Bridge, and straight-bats questions on referee Mike Dean's controversial decision not to dismiss defender David Luiz for a challenge early in the match at St James' Park.

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