Manchester United players used Twitter after the game to add to their thanks to the fans after beating Olympiakos 3-0.
A 3-0 win over Olympiakos should have been a straightforward result for United, but their 2-0 loss from their Champions League last 16 first leg meant it was more nervy than they would have liked.
A better side likely would have made the Red Devils pay for their sloppy defending but ultimately you can't take away from United a superb result which has brought about a much-needed lift for the club.
After the 3-0 home loss to Liverpool at the weekend during which the home fans were magnificent, United's players were keen to repay the faith. Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs spoke of this in their post-match interviews with Sky.
Rooney stated: "It came from the desire to win, the fans in particular against Liverpool were fantastic. They deserved this big result and big performance.
"Of course we owe ourselves a good result, the fans, the manager, everyone. It's a great result, we can hopefully start something."
Giggs urged caution, adding: "We owed the fans a result they're unbelievable. We hope it's a turning point, but we've had good performances before and not followed it up."
Rooney took to Twitter after the game to express his gratitude for the support, and he was not the only one to use social media to communicate their sentiments, including cup-tied Juan Mata who had to watch from the stands.
Great performance from the lads and another brilliant atmosphere at Old Trafford. That one was for the fans!— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) March 19, 2014
This is nothing for joy that manchester has given me . Esto no es nada para la alegría que me ha dado manchester. pic.twitter.com/oSIwLFxcTP— Antonio Valencia (@7AntoV) March 19, 2014
That response tonight by the players/staff/fans is what makes #mufc special....we won't get carried away with tonight...a top night though.— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) March 20, 2014