As Liverpool came as close as they've ever come to the Premier League title, Rafael Benitez was determined to prove that the he could handle the pressure and not get drawn into a psychological battle with Sir Alex. He couldn't. Benitez's rambling press conference was viewed as one of the major turning points in the 2008/09 season. United fans took to chanting "Top of the league, and that's a fact!" as they edged towards their eventual title.