Michu, Williams & more: Twitter reacts to Swansea’s win at Chelsea

Rio Ferdinand, Michu and Ashley Williams tweet their thoughts after Swansea are 2-0 winners in the first leg of their semi-final

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Michu and his team-mates celebrate Wednesday's win Photo: Michu/Twitter


Swansea City took a big step towards their first League Cup final with a 2-0 victory over Chelsea in the first leg of their semi-final tie at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Goals from Michu and Danny Graham helped the Swans to a shock win at the west London outfit, with Michael Laudrup’s men set to face the Blues in the reverse fixture in a fortnight’s time.

Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals past and present, including Swansea’s goal machine himself.

West Brom midfielder Steven Reid ‏(@stevenreid12) is impressed by Swansea’s prolific Spaniard: “#Michu can finish wow!!”

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand ‏(@rioferdy5) is getting jealous of all the attention on Michu: “Michu….!! Hogging the headlines now is Michu with all his scoring!!”

Meanwhile, QPR’s Jay Bothroyd ‏(@jaybothroyd) urges Rafael Benítez to bring on Demba Ba: “Bring Ba on please .. Lampard should start!! #arsenalfan”

Sunderland’s Michael Gray ‏(@mickygray33) is even more desperate to see Graham move to the Stadium of Light: “Hahaaaaaa wow wow wow is that the Danny Graham that I just said Sunderland should sign??? Hmmmmm!”

Former Middlesbrough midfielder Gaizka Mendieta ‏(@GaizkaMendieta6) praises Swansea: “The @SwansOfficial -entertaining tie thanks to great defensive play and goals from @Michuoviedo and @DannyGraham10 #CapitalOneCup!”

Ex-Bolton man Fabrice Muamba (‏@fmuamba) enjoyed the tie: “Fantastic result for Swansea even though Chelsea dominate the game but Swansea capitalise on Chelsea mistake. #capitalcup”

Reading striker Noel Hunt (@boyhunt) thinks Ba’s goal should have stood: “Wow I think Ba goal should of counted!! I feel for Ivanovic tho!! Great goals from Swansea!”

Former Wales international John Hartson ‏(@JohnHartson10) felt the Blues were never going to net against the Swans: “Chelsea were never going score in a month of Sundays.. What a result..”

Stoke striker Michael Owen ‏(@themichaelowen) can’t call who will be in the Wembley final: “Wow. Two Cup shocks on the cards? Hard to call.”

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann (‏@DietmarHamann) can see Torres leaving: “I wouldn’t be surprised if Torres left Chelsea before the end of the window …he won’t get much game time now Ba has signed.”

Swansea match-winner Michu (‏@Michuoviedo) is delighted to take a step closer to Wembley: “The dream continues… El sueño continúa… THANK YOU!!!”

Finally, the Swans captain Ashley Williams (‏@AshWills84) won’t be resting on his laurels: “We enjoyed the result tonight. But back to work in the morning. This means nothing only halfway. Plenty of work to be done yet.”


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