"It was very good from the beginning," he told BBC Sport. "Even during the period the game was 1-0, when it could be open, it was always closed because we controlled the game.
"We had a big percentage of the ball. When we weren't dangerous we kept the ball.
"My four defenders and two midfield players were very solid. The result was a consequence of our dominance. The display allowed me to take off Diego Costa to give me a chance to play him on Tuesday."
Chelsea will take on Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League on Tuesday.