Vidic: Derby defeat sparked Man Utd into action

Nemanja Vidic says their derby defeat to Manchester City has sparked Manchester United's recent run of form.

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"Look at us now," Vidic told Manchester United Radio. "We're playing better than ever and we're only point behind Arsenal in the league. I think losing to City was a wake-up call and helped us realise that if we don't play to our best then we won't necessarily win."

Since that loss, United have chalked up four victories and a draw in Europe away from home.

"We're doing well right now and I hope we'll keep this momentum going," Vidic says.

"I want to play in the big games and win trophies; that's why I'm at Manchester United. Every game is crucial now and it's important we keep our shape and don't lose too many goals."

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