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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