Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 December 2014

Vidic returns for United victory

Nemanja Vidic, left, came through 62 minutes untroubled at Gresty Road
Nemanja Vidic, left, came through 62 minutes untroubled at Gresty Road

Nemanja Vidic played for an hour as a second-string Manchester United side won 2-0 at Crewe.

The Serbian defender missed United's tour of Australia and the Far East with a back complaint but came through 62 minutes untroubled at Gresty Road.

There were also run-outs for Nani and Antonio Valencia who both missed the trip, with Nani scoring both goals.

The Portugal international, who has been suffering with a broken nose, slotted in a first-half free-kick and then tucked away a second goal after the break.

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