Hartson, Ibrahimovic & more: Twitter reacts as Juventus beat Celtic

John Hartson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic both tweet their thoughts after Juventus beat Celtic and Paris Saint-Germain edge past Valencia

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Ibrahimovic was suspended for PSG's second leg win against Valencia Photo: L Ochoa, via Wikimedia

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Celtic’s Champions League run came to an end in Turin after Alessandro Matri and Fabio Quagliarella secured a 2-0 win for Juventus.

The Hoops were trailing 3-0 from the first leg at Parkhead and were unable to overturn the deficit against a ruthless Juve side, while Paris Saint-Germain eliminated Valencia courtesy of a 3-2 aggregate win.

Here is the best of the Twitter reaction to Wednesday night’s European action.

Former world champion boxer JoeCalzaghe (‏@RealJoeCalzaghe) is supporting the Hoops: “Back in London. Time for the Footie. #JuveCeltic”

Olympian Dai Greene (‏@DaiGreene) hopes to see Celtic complete the comeback of all comebacks: “Cheering Celtic tonight #missionimpossible”

Everton youngster Shane Duffy (‏@ShaneDuffy34) wishes Neil Lennon’s men well: “Good luck Celtic!”

And the Irish contingent are out in force on Twitter, Darron Gibson ‏(@D_gibson4): “Mon the Hoops!”

QPR striker Jay Bothroyd (‏@jaybothroyd) is impressed by PSG’s South American contingent: “Lucas Moura looks sharp !!!! Lavezzi is class!”

Former Celtic striker John Hartson (‏@JohnHartson10) is proud of Lennon’s men: “Celtic, considering the score line, are having a real go.. Could be leading in this game.. It’s been a great experience for his young team..”

Ex-Hoops youth star Paul Dalglish (‏@pauldalglish) can’t decide if either of Wednesday night’s could win the tournament: “Juve are obviously very strong and PSG are too so I’m not sure whether I would or not. Still deciding.”

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique (‏@3gerardpique) is eyeing potential rivals for the title: “PSG and Juventus will play the quarter-finals of the Champions League!”

England legend Gary Lineker (‏@GaryLineker) is disappointed to see another Three Lions icon stay on the bench: “PSG squeeze through. Interesting when it really mattered Ancelotti kept Beckham sitting on his H&M’s.”

Uefa’s Champions League draw presenter Pedro Pinto (‏@pedrocnn) is giving his thoughts on who could be returning the cup to him in Prague next August: “So PSG and Juve go through, as expected. Juve look like contenders, PSG don’t as far as I concerned.”

Suspended PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (‏@Zlatan10Ibra) is pleased to see his team-mates secure the club’s progression: “I am very happy with the victory @PSG_inside a great game and hotly contested #UCL!”

Finally, former Liverpool captain Phil Thompson ‏(@Phil_Thompson4) is impressed by Lennon’s post-match interview: “Top class interview from Neil Lennon after Juventus game, very humble.”

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