It was perhaps the match of the 2011-12 Premier League season. At the very least, it's certainly a candidate for it. On a cold evening at Stamford Bridge -- where Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson complained that the away dressing room was chilled enough to hang meat inside of -- the Red Devils stormed back to level the match after trailing by three goals.
Chelsea opened the scoring in the 36th minute when Daniel Sturridge skinned Patrice Evra and then sent in a close-range cross that deflected off of Jonny Evans for an own-goal. Seconds after returning from the freezing away dressing room at the Bridge, United were caught cold and conceded a 2nd goal when a Fernando Torres cross found Juan Mata's left-boot for a smashing volley. Just minutes after that, Mata whipped in a free-kick that David Luiz headed home after the Brazilian slipped his markers. The Blues were seemingly on their way to victory.
However, United quickly pulled one back when Sturridge took down Evra in the box -- Wayne Rooney then converted from the spot when he confidently smashed the penalty into the top left corner. In the 68th minute, Rooney coolly converted another penalty after Danny Welbeck was brought down by Chelsea debutant Gary Cahill. Then finally, in the 84th minute, Ryan Giggs picked out Javier Hernandez (Chicharito) with a sublime cross from near the left-edge of the box -- the Mexican rose high after slipping his markers and headed home the equaliser. United's stunning comeback was almost all for naught when Mata's superb free-kick in stoppage time looked destined for the top right corner. However, the much maligned David de Gea came up with a sensational finger-tip save to help his side avoid devastating defeat.