It goes without saying there are several reasons behind Chelsea surrendering the league to Manchester United. And yet, there are some reasons that don't often see the light of day. Here's a look at some of those not-so-evident ones.

Chelsea and United meet in what could prove to be this season's title-decider. Chelsea have a tough task ahead of them, requiring nothing short of a victory at Old Trafford while United have the small matter of facing off against Barcelona at Wembley. TheHardTackle's resident authors, Nipun Malhotra (NM, Man Utd) and Sanish Fernandez (SF, Chelsea), meet up for lunch to talk up their team's chances of walking away with all 3 points.