Chairboys boss Gareth Ainsworth was absolutely delighted with his side's display over Forest Green Rovers on Saturday, as the Blues eased to a 3-1 win over their League Two rivals.

First half goals from Paris Cowan-Hall, Anthony Stewart and Luke O'Nien set Wanderers on course for a comfortable victory only for Christian Doidge to pull a goal back midway through the second half.

With Wycombe recording their first home league win of the campaign, Ainsworth lauded his side for executing their plans perfectly.

He said: "I thought we were exceptional in the first half. We had plans to nullify Forest Green and I thought the players were superb.

"We knew what was coming but we stepped on and were on the front foot with a platform to allow us to do that.

"The defence set the tone and I thought we were super first half. We scored three good goals with some fantastic stuff going forward.

"It was good to watch and the confidence in the boys is thriving now. Second half they came at us and put us against the wall a bit but it was about seeing the game and I am delighted we held on."

Defensively so far this season, the Blues have been jittery at the back but Ainsworth with much happier with a stronger defensive performance throughout the team.

He added: "We conceded again but the goal was a blatant push on Adam El-Abd.

"It would have been nice to get a clean sheet and I thought we were much better defensively throughout from back to front.

"Scott Brown was absolutely faultless apart from one minor mishap which was cleared and I am much happier."

With the Blues sitting fourth, they have started a lot quicker than last season and Ainsworth expressed his satisfaction with where they are after a tricky first five league games.

"I think this is an excellent start," added the 44-year-old.

"Expectation levels are through the roof here. For us to achieve it would be a massive overachievement but I am not saying we can't do it.

"Reality sometimes kicks me up the backside and I see some of the boys come off and I worry ahead of next week but if we can put our strongest 11 out every week, we will be right in there."

Unfortunately for Ainsworth, the likes of Cowan-Hall, Matt Bloomfield and Adebayo Akinfenwa all picked up knocks in the win and the boss said the trio will be assessed this week.

He commented: "We will have a look this week and see how they are. I thought they clicked brilliantly and you have to hope they are ok for next week.

"Paris was absolutely outstanding and Matt and Bayo were brilliant too. Akinfenwa does it week after week. He is a weapon no matter what league and he could do a job at the Championship and he is so effective.

"Centre halves just can't deal with him. And Matt's energy and intelligence is something special for us and we have some real depth."