Phil Jones hopes Manchester United's epic comeback against Olympiacos will kick-start the team's faltering domestic campaign.
United will be 15 points adrift of the top four by the time they face West Ham on Saturday evening if Arsenal and Manchester City win their games earlier in the day.
But at least United will go into the match full of confidence after they defied the odds to beat Olympiacos 3-0 and progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Jones thinks the 3-2 aggregate win was just what United needed after their defeat to Liverpool last weekend and the defender hopes the team will now be able to end the league season on a high.
"I think the Olympiacos game has got to be a springboard for us," the United defender said.
"It was a huge night. We have to use this as an impetus to go and prove that we can win game after game.
"We let ourselves down on Sunday so it was good to get the win for us and the fans.
"They have something to smile about now and hopefully we can kick on."
The win came on the back of a tough fortnight for Moyes.
The United boss was at a loss to explain his team's dismal 2-0 capitulation to Olympiacos in the first leg and the Scot then endured the pain of a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Liverpool last weekend.
Manchester United 3 Olympiakos 0 - Player Ratings
Manchester United 3 Olympiakos 0 - Player Ratings
1/11 David de Gea 9
Made a number of key and quality saves throughout the game and was vital in seeing United through. A fantastic double save on the half hour mark was probably the pick the stops but made several others just as important. Good distribution and decision making in a commanding performance
2/11 Patrice Evra 7
Good all round shift from full-back in both a defensive and attacking sense. Drew a good save from the Olympiakos keeper from header following a corner and had another, more tame, effort soon after. Steady at the back and dealt well when the away side started to get on top late on. Booked for high boot on Nelson Valdez and will miss next game
3/11 Rio Ferdinand 7
Dealt well with everything in the air and looked very composed on the ball. Rode luck at times when Olympiakos gained the upper hand in the second half but continued to snuff out any attacks. Booked for bust up late on
4/11 Phil Jones 6
Played well but was a touch suspect against the trickery of Joel Campbell at times. Put in several brave headers in a whole hearted display though and was strong at the back when the pressure was put on in the second half
5/11 Rafael 7
Linked up well with Valencia down the wing and was a threat overlapping from full back. Was steady and watchful in defence and coped well with the pressure that Olympiakos put United under in the second half
6/11 Michael Carrick 7
Broke up everything that Olympiakos could muster for the first 70 minutes and was dogged and determined when the away side starting to get on top later in the game. Helped control the midfield alongside Giggs and showed great touch and composure. Booked for chopping down Hernán Pérez
7/11 Ryan Giggs 8
At 40 years and 110 days became the oldest outfield player to play in the Champions League knockout stages but rolled back the years in a superb display. Orchestrated things from midfield with a masterful passing display. Set up Rooney who hit the post and van Persie for the incident leading to the penalty and played a wonderful pass to release Rooney in the build up for the second goal
8/11 Antonio Valencia 7 (Young, 74)
Despite taking a heavy blow to the face early on and receiving a nasty looking shiner in doing so, continued to be a threat with his pace and power down the wing. Track back well all game and drew countless fouls with his trickery
9/11 Danny Welbeck 6 (Fletcher, 82)
Quieter going forward than his teammates but still a threat and never stopped running. Won the free kick for United’s third and vital goal but was not in the game as much as he would have liked in an attacking sense
10/11 Wayne Rooney 9
Worked tirelessly all over the pitch, making tackles, winning back possession and playing all manner of passes on a great night’s work. Hit the post with a good header and played a pin point cross for Van Persie’s second goal. Looked hungry throughout and lead from the front for United and was unlucky to not get on the score sheet himself
11/11 Robin Van Persie 9 (Fellaini, 90)
His fantastic free kick completely wrong footed Jiménez Gago in the Olympiakos goal to earn his first Champions League hat trick of his career. Won and scored the penalty to settle United nerves and get that all important first goal and finished neatly for his second. Held the ball up well and was a constant threat throughout the game. Vital performance of real class just when United needed him most
Moyes had to face questions regarding his future after the Liverpool defeat, but Jones insists everyone is determined to help pull the team out of their current predicament in the league.
"We have all had criticism and we're in it together," the England centre-back said.
"We're a team, the manager and the staff, and we've got to band together and come through this difficult period, and we will do."
Olympiacos were considered the weakest side in the last 16 so United will have to greatly improve their performance over two legs if they are to make the semi-finals.
The line up for the last eight is one of the toughest in recent memory. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Paris St Germain or Chelsea lie in wait in the next round, but Jones is not bothered who United draw.
"We're just happy to be in the next round," he added.
"Whoever we get we will welcome but hopefully we can go and put in another performance and qualify for the semi-finals.
"We left ourselves with a difficult task after the first leg but we came through the test with flying colours and we are excited about the next round."
The one downside to Wednesday's result was that hat-trick hero Robin van Persie was carried off on a stretcher with a knee injury.
Moyes said after the game that he hoped the injury was not serious and Jones echoed those sentiments, adding: "Hopefully he will be fit for Saturday and he can score a few more (at West Ham).
"He is terrific. He pops up with important goals in big matches and he did that again (against Olympiacos)."
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