Karim Benzema vowed Real Madrid will ‘fight to the end’ in La Liga and aim to win the Champions League.
Los Blancos stayed alive in Europe through Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick against Wolfsburg, overturning a 2-0 deficit from the quarter-final first leg to reach the last four.
“It was a very difficult game for us. We’re happy, but it wasn’t a party,” Benzema insisted to reporters, according to AS.
“Little by little we’re showing we’re a team with great players and we can do something this year. We’ll fight to the end in La Liga and hopefully win the Champions League.”
Benzema, who added that his problematic knee was ‘good but tired,’ praised Coach Zinedine Zidane and the Madrid fans for their support.
“Of course, Zidane was a great player and now he’s a great Coach for us,” he said of the trainer.
“He knows a lot about football and he told us to play as we know, with strength and intensity.
“We’re a lot better with the fans. Hopefully they’ll be with us to the end. There was pressure during the reception, but it’s good, to have the desire to win.”