Due to the fine form of no.1 David De Gea, Lindegaard found his chances restricted in the first two months of the new season. He was an unused substitute for the Reds in five of the opening nine fixtures.
October featured Anders’ first start of the campaign, when he filled in for the rested De Gea against Norwich in the Capital One Cup. Lindegaard marshalled his defence well in a game in which he was seldom troubled as the Reds comfortably won 4-0.
Having helped the Reds reach the Capital One Cup quarter-finals the previous month, Lindegaard was not getting carried away at the prospect of silverware. "If we were in a semi-final and we won the first leg 100-0, it would still be just about the next game - you wouldn't focus on the final," he told ManUtd.com. "It is all about the next game. Whenever it comes around, then we will sit down and think about it."
Another quiet month for the Dane, who did not appear in any of United’s fixtures during December, as he was once again restricted to places on the substitutes' bench. However, Anders would not let his lack of match action deter