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Manchester United need confidence boosting win over Blues

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Will a win against Chelsea mean Manchester United go on to win the title? No. Will they go on an unbeaten run and play scintillating football to even challenge for the title? No.

However, if United did manage to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the second season in a row without the likes of Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie, it could be the confidence boost that this United side has been lacking in their stuttering start to the season. 

This is a Red Devils side that before the last international break, beat Arsenal in a convincing performance, yet since then, they've lost against Everton, Newcastle and Spurs respectively. 

Although United are missing their top two strikers, Moyes may seek comfort in Welbeck's best season of his short career, with eight goals in 11 starts in the Premier League.  

What he won't feel as secure about, is his defence. What is his best combination of centre-halves? With Ferdinand injured and Jones not match fit, it could be Nemanja Vidic and Jonny Evans who occupy the spots which may struggle against the pace and creativity of Eden Hazard, Willian and Oscar. 

The only big team United have beaten this season is, Arsenal, with losses against Liverpool and Manchester City and a draw against Chelsea at home. If Moyes could find a way to out-smart Jose Mourinho tactically, and his side are clinical then they've ever been this season, a win could be the perfect spring-board for Moyes to start rebuilding his side. 

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