Le Fondre, Suárez & more: Twitter reacts as Reading hold Chelsea
Gareth Bale, Adam Le Fondre & Luis Suárez all tweet their thoughts after Reading draw with Chelsea, and Arsenal hold Liverpool
Adam Le Fondre’s quick-fire double helped Reading secure a 2-2 draw with Chelsea at the Madejski Stadium on Wednesday night.
Elsewhere, Liverpool also surrendered a two-goal lead as Arsenal salvaged a point at The Emirates, while Manchester United came from behind to beat Souhtampton at Old Trafford.
Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, from a busy night of Premier League action.
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) revels in another wonder goal: “Always nice to get a goal but disappointed not to get the three points in the end. Not an easy place to go though.”
Reading striker Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) enjoys his moment on Twitter after netting a brace against the Champions League winners: “Overwhelmed by the amount support from everyone tonight, nothing but love.”
Southampton defender Luke Shaw (@Luke_shaw3) is confident the Saints can stay up if they replicate their performance at Old Trafford: “I’m sure if we play like what we did in the second half in every game, we will win a lot of games! Fans were unreal again! #saintsfc”
United defender Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) agrees: “Hard work that three points! A wins a win though now roll on Saturday vs Fulham! Well played to the Saints, I think they’ll definitely stay up playing like that.”
Saints legend Matt Le Tissier ~(@mattletiss7) defends his earlier Tweet referring to Ferguson’s praise of Southampton: “Thanks Spurs fans for reminding me that you won at Old Trafford but you do know it was SAF that said it not me!! Direct your abuse to him please!”
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva (@LucasLeiva87) is disappointed to throw away a two-goal lead: “Disappointed at the end but we need to recover well and look for the next week. Thanks all the fans again.”
Reds striker Luis Suárez (@luis16suarez) adds his thoughts: “A shame the final result after the great match we did. Let’s think about the next match!!!!”
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) is satisfied with a draw – sort of: “Would have settled for 2-2 at start, but always disappointing when you let a two-goal lead slip….”
Former Crystal Palace striker Mark Bright (@Mark__Bright) prefers Walcott to play in a wide position: “Don’t understand #TheoWalcott. He’s scored 18 goals from a wide position, he should stay there, different skills required with his back to goal.”
Everton midfielder Darron Gibson (@D_gibson4) is delighted to return from injury: “Great win tonight! Felt good to get back on the pitch! #COYB”
Toffees defender John Heitinga (@Johnheitinga) apologies for an error: “Sorry for the big mistake. But after all very happy with the three points for#Everton. #proudtobeblue. Team spirit was great!”
Everton captain Phil Neville (@fizzer18) praises Leighton Baines: “Great win, controlled the game, Bainesy was brilliant tonight against difficult team to play against quick recovery now Aston Villa on Saturday! #coyb”