It was not that long ago that we saw Manchester United fall behind Manchester City by three points before their critical FA Cup match. Following consecutive losses and a lack of motivation in their previous matches, United defeated City 3-2 to rejuvenate their season.
Since this time, United have not lost in the league and never gave up, even when City held a five-point lead in the table at the beginning of March.
There are many reasons behind Manchester United's success in 2012. The biggest reason is their experience from previous title races, something that Manchester City cannot offer.
But it really is more than just that; it comes down to some great efforts from some special players. Here are the 10 players who have made the biggest difference in the title race.