'We want to go as far as possible' - Aboubakar on Porto's Uefa Champions League target

Following their five-star display against Leonardo Jardim's men on Wednesday night, the forward is certain of a fine outing in the competition

Vincent Aboubakar has stated the Porto's intention 'to go as far as possible' in the Uefa Champions League following Wednesday's annihilation of French champions Monaco at Estadio do Dragao.

The Cameroon international scored a first-half brace to steer Sergio Conceicao’s men to a 5-2 victory in the encounter.

Algeria international Yacine Brahimi, Alex Telles and Tiquinho also got their names on the scoresheet while Radamel Falcao and Kamil Glik got the visitors' consolatory goals.

The result saw the Dragons progress to the knockout phase of the Champions League after they finished second in Group G after garnering 10 points from six games. And the former Lorient striker is upbeat about their chance to go the distance in the competition.

“The most important thing is that we qualified to the next stage,” Aboubakar told club website.

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“We played a great, great match in terms of team play. We had the opportunity to score several goals and had a good performance for our fans. It was important to score early to quickly settle the match.”

“We want to go as far as possible and we want to keep dreaming.”

Aboubakar who has scored 15 goals this season will be looking to help Porto with another positive result when they face Vitória Setúbal in Sunday’s Portuguese top-flight encounter.