Gabby Agbonlahor has hailed the motivational powers of Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill.

"The gaffer is starting to get a settled side and we're starting to show what we're capable of," said Agbonlahor.

"The mood in the squad is superb and the gaffer just builds everybody up.

"He tells us to go out there and play our game and we were determined to get at Chelsea.

"We drew a few games against the bigger sides last season, but to beat one of these teams is really good for everyone's confidence."