Striker Karim Benzema felt Real Madrid left little doubt over their supremacy in the Spanish capital with a dominant 3-0 UEFA Champions League semi-final celeberation over neighbours Atletico Madrid.
Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo backed up his match-winning treble in the quarter-finals versus Bayern Munich with another hat-trick, leaving Zinedine Zidane's side on the brink of returning to the final of Europe's premier competition.
Alongside his striker colleague's awesome goalscoring exploits, the France International felt keeping a clean sheet was also of prime importance.
"We produced a very good display both in attack and defence and proved that we're the best," Benzema told Madrid's official website.
"We delivered a fantastic performance against a good side. We also managed to achieve our target of winning and keeping a clean sheet here at home.
"However, in the Champions League the return legs are always tough.
"Cristiano is a great player who always helps the team when needed."
"We now have to rest up well because we're going for the LaLiga title," added Benzema.
"Our remaining games are like cup finals and we have to win all of them."