Manchester United's under fire boss David Moyes has expressed his confidence that his side can still challenge for the Premier League title; following their 3-2 great comeback against Hull City from two goals down.

The Red devils found themselves 2-0 down within 15 minutes at the KC Stadium, but United refused to wilt as goals from Chris Smalling, Wayne Rooney and an own goal from James Chester, secured three points for the visiting team.

And Moyes believes it's those types of performances and results that can keep the reigning Premier League champions in contention for the title this term.

"To be two down and come back to win is a great result," Moyes told BBC Sport.

"I thought it would be a long road back but these players have done this in the past and we did well to get back in the game.

"For us to get in at half-time 2-2 was great but when we were at 3-2 Hull gave us a few scary moments. However, I'd take that after being 2-0 down after 10 minutes.

"We're going to try to get the gap as narrow as we can. There's a long way to go in the league and we have to keep picking up points.

"There's a lot to do but we'll keep at it. I believe we can be in the mix and challenge whoever is near the top."

Perhaps, it may truly be possible that the forgotten champions can bounce back from the disappointments and battle hard for the title before the end of the season.

The Red Devils now have 17 Premier League wins from their last 18 Boxing Day fixtures since 1995.

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