Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno was delighted with their victory over Real Sociedad.

Real Madrid thrashed Sociedad 5-1 yesterday.

"We gave an all-round performance and our three strikers scored. There are nine games left in the championship and we have a six point lead. We depend solely on ourselves and we have to be optimistic provided the team continues performing at this level," said Butragueno.

"We have overwhelming potential in attack. We also needed the incredible support of the crowd. A key moment of the campaign is about to begin and they were great."