Chelsea is a mess. They have some great players, but glaring holes. United is a very beatable team, you have to wonder how they can dominate the EPL like this.
Your observation about Chelsea begins to answer your own question.
It is embarrassing that a comparatively average Man U team is running away with the league. It helps that they're more accomplished at picking up points when they play badly than the others.
We've seen this time and again. (The most extreme example being 96/97, when the Red Devils won the title with a measly 76 points). Ultimately, it has to come back to Ferguson, whose opportunism permeates the entire club. That he's a great manager is manifest, but he's been lucky in his enemies, most of whom have lacked the half-crazed ferocity of spirit that Ferguson possesses. I think that Dalglish and Mourinho have similar mindsets, but for differing reasons, neither endured.
when will the Moyes love stop, Laudrup won a trophy in 8-9 months with a smaller budget than Everton, Moyes 11 years without one
In between my laughter, as I watched Wigan tear Everton apart, I found myself wondering if Moyes' great strength is his great weakness.
Everton are set up as a percentages sort of a team. Tight and energetic in midfield rather than inventive, the emphasis being on getting the ball wide and putting in crosses. Across a league season that style can garner a lot of points, because it allows a team to be consistently hard to beat.
To win a cup, however, where opponents are psyched up to a higher level of intensity than usual, its necessary to find an extra gear. That's what Everton lacks because Moyes emphasises the physical over the technical.
Mind you, even the physical side of Everton's game broke down on Saturday. They allowed Wigan a fatal amount of time and space.