Lindegaard joked it was all down to his presence between the posts against Sunderland before hailing Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic’s contribution. It was the first time since the opening day of the season the pair have started a game together.
“Obviously Vida and Rio know each other well and they complement each other very well," he said. "The two of them were amazing today. It was very enjoyable being a goalkeeper behind them.
“I thought we did very well defensively. We didn’t give Sunderland any real chances all game. It was maybe the best defensive game from us this season. But there’s still room for improvement.”