De Gea, Rooney and more - Manchester United stars react on Twitter to huge win

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.

What a comeback!! Great team effort!! Gran noche!! Enorme esfuerzo de todo el equipo para remontar!! @ManUtd

— Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) March 19, 2014

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