Cleverley, Hazard & Luiz: Twitter reacts as Chelsea and Man United win
Tom Cleverley, Eden Hazard and David Luiz all Tweet their thoughts after Chelsea and Manchester United both win in Europe
Gary Neville hailed Robin van Persie’s second goal after the Netherlands striker scored twice to help Manchester United to a 2-1 victory over Cluj in the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Ashley Cole and David Luiz were both delighted with Chelsea’s 4-0 win against Nordsjaelland, while Paul McGrath heaped praise on Celtic after they claimed three points in Moscow.
Here is a top selection of Tweets from the professionals after a hectic night in the Champions League.
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Steven Reid (@stevenreid12) heaps praise on Celtic for an historic first away win in the Champions League: “Great win for the Super Hoops.. Managed to get last 15mins after #FiremanSam .. #Samaras!”
Former Republic of Ireland defender Paul McGrath (@Paulmcgrath5) is relishing Celtic’s next game against Barcelona: “Great game and result for Celtic. Up and down game. Neil and boys did brilliant roll on Barca. Gary Parker kept them going away as well!”
Ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville (@GNev2) enjoyed Robin van Persie’s second goal: “Love that goal!”
Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) is pleased with the win: “ Three points, just what was needed! Travelling support were heard loud and clear, nice one! @tomclevz23 and Welbeck will be dealt with again #fifa!”
United midfielder Tom Cleverley (@tomclevz23) admits it was a tough game but is now looking forward to playing some Fifa: “Good win never easy playing teams like Cluj away. Back to the hotel to smash @rioferdy5 @WayneRooney @D_DeGea @CH14_ at Fifa!”
Former England striker Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) hails the Red Devils’ victory: “Great win for United, with both goals in Transylvania from Robin Vampiresie!”
Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole (@TheRealAC3) is impressed by his team-mates’ goals: “Good win, as we needed it, tough first half they played well but some great goals from the boys!!!! On to the next, safe trip home #cfc!”
Blues playmaker Eden hazard (@hazardeden10) is succinct: “Three points very important! C’est bon ca. Come on #cfc!”
Chelsea defender David Luiz (@DavidLuiz_4) is enjoying re-watching his free-kick: “My goal against Nordsjaelland today by Champions League! Meu gol contra o Nordsjaelland hoje pela Champions League!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krYQ6hKuyHM …”
Former United striker Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) praises the British sides for a good night: “A good night for British teams in the Champions League tonight and an equally good night for my fantasy league team! Van Persie, Ramires etc!”
Everton captain Phil Neville (@fizzer18) has just seen Carles Puyol’s dislocated elbow: “Carles Puyol – awful injury there!”
Finally, Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fàbregas (@cesc4official) wishes his team-mate all the best: “We give you all our support @Carles5Puyol, you are one of the strongest person I’ve ever met, you will come back soon my friend!#ÀnimsPuyi”