Duberry, Huckerby & more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea and Saints win

Michael Duberry and Darren Huckerby both tweet their thoughts after Chelsea and Southampton notch wins on Sunday

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Oscar helped Chelsea beat Norwich Photo: The Sport Review

Eden Hazard and Willian scored late goals as Chelsea left it late to secure a 3-1 victory over Norwich City at Carrow Road.

Meanwhile, at St Mary’s, Southampton captain Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez were on the score sheet as the Saints were 2-0 winners against Swansea City.

Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Sunday’s early kick-offs.

Former Celtic striker John Hartson ‏(@JohnHartson10) finds José Mourinho’s pre-match interview a bit ironic: “Mourinho saying the game has no place for diving!! Wow the great man has changed his tone since 2003 Uefa Cup final. Porto were a disgrace!”

Republic of Ireland defender Darren O’Dea ([email protected]_darren) echoes Hartson’s sentiments: “Mourinho in the press saying anyone of his players diving will be in big trouble! Must have been murders in that dressing room in Seville!”

Former Chelsea defender Michael Duberry ([email protected]_Dubes) is impressed by Ba: “Demba Ba is looking good so far! Holding it up and bringing others in! #OldSkoolNumberNine #Chelsea”

Tennis legend and Chelsea fan Boris Becker ‏(@TheBorisBecker) is also enjoying the Senegal striker’s display: “#Ba is playing well, causing a lot of havoc in the #Norwich defence…..”

Meanwhile, at St Mary’s, ex-Southampton defender Claus Lundekvam ‏(@SaintSkipper) hails the captain’s goal: “Adam Lallana’s 40th goal for the Saints… Arthur Boruc has been top class this season. Match-winner.”

Norwich City legend Darren Huckerby ‏(@hucks6dh6) is encouraged by the Canaries’ performance: “Not a bad half, created a few chances, Chelsea comfortable without creating much, always look like they’ve got a few extra gears if needed!”

Ex-Aston Villa man Dion Dublin ([email protected]) is well-placed to judge physical front-men: “Norwich are doing ok so far but BA is proving to by a massive handful for the boys at the back #concentrationiskey”

Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris ‏(@morriskid) reckons the Blues were let off by the referee: “Ooooh that could have been a penalty I think.”

England rugby star Ugo Monye ([email protected]) likes Willian’s wonder goal: “Take a bow Willian #tekkers”

England legend Gary Lineker ‏(@GaryLineker) now understands why Chelsea paid £30m for Willian: “Wonderful goal from Willian. That’s what all the fuss was about.”

Injured Saints defender Luke Shaw ‏(@Luke_shaw3) praises his team-mates: “Three points, clean sheet and fourth in the league! Well done boys.”

Finally, ex-Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann ‏(@DietmarHamann) still can’t understand the decision to send Romelu Lukaku out on loan: “On how many goals will Lukaku be on before a Chelsea forward scores his first goal in the PL?”


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