Cardiff manager Malky Mackay refused to get carried away despite his side going top of the Championship with a 2-1 win over Birmingham.
Goals from Craig Bellamy and Mark Hudson secured victory for the Bluebirds but Mackay was staying grounded.
"I was delighted tonight. I always knew it was always going to be a tough game for us," he said.
"It's nice to be up there but it's about being consistent. There's a long way to go so nobody's getting carried away about being top of the table."
Mackay believes his side should have put the game beyond doubt earlier.
"We should have been out of sight, we shouldn't have had to defend in the last five minutes," he added.
"There were four or five chances that flashed across their box that we should have dispatched, but overall I'm very happy."