Ronaldo warns against complacency
Cristiano Ronaldo has warned against complacency after his hat-trick put Real Madrid on course for a third Champions League final in four years.
The Portugal forward's treble against city rivals Atletico on Tuesday night earned Zinedine Zidane's men a 3-0 first-leg advantage to take to the Vicente Calderon.
"The team did a tremendous job. We were outstanding," he said.
"It was a complete performance and we performed very well right from the first whistle to the last."
Ronaldo and Real claimed after the match that the 32-year-old had moved on to 400 goals for the club, although official records say 399. The disputed goal relates to a 2010 strike which flicked off Pepe and has been credited to the defender.
Whatever the tally from his 389 games, Ronaldo insisted the semi-final tie was far from over ahead of next Wednesday's second leg.
"I'm very happy to have struck a hat-trick and made it 400 goals for Real Madrid," he said. "We've now got a good lead, but there's still the return leg to come and the tie isn't over yet.
"Atletico are a very fine, strong side and it's not by chance that they're in the semi-finals. We'll have to be focused for next Wednesday's game."
Atletico midfielder Koke promised Los Rojiblancos will not give up.
"We know there is a second leg," he said. "We look forward to being in this final. We're going to fight and give our all in the second leg."