The Blues remain unbeaten in all competitions and sealed their progress to the Champions League knockout rounds with a stunning 5-0 win over Schalke in midweek
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea must avoid complacency if they are to keep their impressive form going after an almost flawless start to the season.
Chelsea remain unbeaten in all competitions following a scintillating
opening to the season, with their lead at the top of the Premier League
currently standing at six points.
Tuesday's 5-0 thrashing of
Schalke saw Chelsea qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions
League in convincing fashion but, speaking ahead of this weekend's trip
to Sunderland, Mourinho has warned his side against any drop in
"Every player in my squad is fantastic and I'm so
happy with all of them," Mourinho said. "The only risk we have is
The Portuguese coach added that, despite the
club's fine form, he has no reason to be "over the moon when we win or
in hell when we lose," but he believes that his squad has been improved
after last season's third-placed finish.
"We've improved where we can without worrying about other factors and other teams," he added.
"For us every competition is important so we don't rest players and we try to play with our best team."
Chelsea have won 10 and drawn two of their opening 12 Premier League
games, and will look to continue their superb form against a Sunderland
side in 14th place in the Premier League this Saturday.