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Chiefs went to Maputo with a four-goal lead from the first leg, and Baxter expressed his delight at his team's level of professionalism before admitting that they want to win Caf

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter praised his players for the level of professionalism they showed against Liga Muculmana in the second leg of the Caf Champions League on Saturday.

AmaKhosi thumped their Mozambican opponents 3-0 to advance to the second round of this year's competition with a 7-0 aggregate win, and despite comfortably going through, Baxter said that it was a difficult trip for his team.

"Our players remained professional in this game. The opposition tried to play, open up and play a passing game," said Baxter on the Chiefs website. "It was a difficult trip considering the players had to be motivated and keep the concentration. We had to make up our own motivation and concentration going into the game leading by 4-0," he said.

Baxter revealed that he used the Muculmana clash to try a few combinations, as preparation for their upcoming games which they will play away from home, and he was pleased that all went well.

"We changed the way we normally play as we wanted to make this a test. We played with the 3 centre-backs in case we want to use that when we are on the road in the rest of Africa. Our plan worked perfectly.

"We created a lot of chances again. We were aggressive and played properly. We changed our players and made substitutions during the game which changed our level of approach. We could have scored more goals," added Baxter.

The 60-year-old former Bafana coach admitted that they would like to win each and every tournament, including the 2014 Caf Champions League.

"Ask a big club anywhere in the world about their ambition and the answer will be the same. We are an ambitious club. Like other big olubs we go into each tournament to win," concluded Baxter.

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