Cahill & Mata urge need to 'keep the momentum going' after victory over Tottenham

Both Gary Cahill and Juan Mata, who contributed to three of the European champions' four goals at White Hart Lane, were quick to praise their side's convincing display

Chelsea pair Gary Cahill and Juan Mata both believe their side's 4-2 victory over Tottenham showed evidence of the current quality and confidence at Stamford Bridge.

Both players registered on the scoresheet at White Hart Lane as the European champions recovered from going 2-1 down early in the second half to collect another three points and continue setting the pace at the top of the Premier League table.

However, England international Cahill was quick to point out that the convincing scoreline belied what had been a difficult fixture.

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"It was a tough game and we knew it was going to be like that, playing away from home, but it was a fantastic result," Cahill told the club's official website.

“We worked hard and we created chances. Even after we had started slowly after the break, we kept going and creating, and Juan scored two fantastic goals.

"Now we just want to keep the momentum going. We have started the season well, and it is only the start, but if we continue with the form we are showing at the minute then we won't go far wrong."

Man-of-match and two-goal hero Juan Mata agreed with his defensive team-mate but warned that it was still too early to make assumptions on the destiny of the league title.

"We always try to play with the ball and try to move and look for the gaps between the lines, and in the second half we did it really well. We are playing well and we are all enjoying this moment.

"It was tougher than the scoreline suggests. We didn't start the second half very well, they scored two goals, but we are a team that always believes in our qualities and has confidence so we did really well in the last 25 minutes.

“It is too early to think about winning the Premier League, it is our aim of course, but what we have to do is keep going and keep on enjoying ourselves."