Amouth-watering top-of-the-table clash between Chelsea and Manchester United is due to take place tomorrow. Although it might be early days yet to declare this match a title decider, the three points up for grab will definitely be highly prized, especially by Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Tied on points with Manchester City, United will be aware that leaving Stamford Bridge empty-handed could see them concede second place to their neighbouring rivals. There will be slightly less pressure on Roberto Di Matteo, although that by no means indicates a Blues let-up, especially with in-form Juan Mata propelling Chelsea's title charge.
As Di Matteo's current stand-out performer, Mata has overshadowed his flashier teammates Eden Hazard and Oscar. The Spaniard has been making headlines not only for his feats in the Chelsea jersey but also for his recent omission from Vicente Del Bosque's world-conquering squad. Mata is a quality player and he must not let Del Bosque's decision affect his form, as consistently good performances for his club are key to his return to the La Roja fold.
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