Chelsea on course for objectives, says Andre Villas-Boas

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas
Chelsea have lost only once since Villas-Boas took charge

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas says his side are on the right track for success this season.

On Tuesday, the Portuguese said he "wouldn't forgive himself" if he did not win trophies at Stamford Bridge.

Following Wednesday's 5-0 Champions League win over Genk, Villas-Boas said: "At the moment we are on course to meet our objectives.

"The more important time will be the last three months of the season when you collide, or not, with trophies."

The Blues' demolition of the Belgian champions equalled the 5-0 win over Galatasary in 1999 as their biggest Champions League win and came courtesy of goals from Raul Meireles, Branislav Ivanovic, Salomon Kalou and two from Fernando Torres - the Spaniard's first European goals for Chelsea.

"Fernando found goalscoring positions pretty well but we like to promote a collective performance rather individual objectives and we are pretty satisfied with how the team played," said Villas-Boas.

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Villas Boas applauds focused display

"We are able to choose from the best. The choice fell to Fernando today and he responded well but everyone who we have used as a striker have been performing fantastically well so we are happy in that sense."

With two wins and a draw from their opening three games, Chelsea sit top of Group E and will all but secure their progress with victory in Belgium in November.

"With seven points we now go to Genk, and another three will put us in a good position to qualify," added Villas-Boas.

"Depending what happens between Bayer Leverkusen and Valencia, this group can become very tight, so the only way to avoid surprises is to try and get the win in Genk.

"It's never easy - and it will come after the Arsenal game - so we need to be very focused and show the same motivation that we showed today."

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