Ba, Eachran & more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea beat Fulham in derby

Demba Ba and Josh McEachran both tweet their thoughts after Chelsea are 2-0 winners against Fulham in the west London derby

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Chelsea striker Dema Ba Photo: The Sport Review

John Obi Mikel scored his first Chelsea goal in 269 appearances as the Blues were 2-0 winners against Fulham at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Brazil international Oscar opened the scoring just after half-time with a close-range finish before Mikel sealed three points with a late strike from a Chelsea corner.

Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to the west London derby.

San Jose Earthquakes defender Jordan Stewart (‏@jordanstewart3) enjoys Oscar’s goal: “Powwwwwwwwww! #Oscar”

England legend Gary Lineker ‏(@GaryLineker) think it’s madness that Chelsea are supposedly in crisis: “If Chelsea win this game, they would possibly be the first club ever to be in a crisis whilst going top of the league table.”

Watford midfielder Josh McEachran ‏(@JMcEachran20) is thrilled to see his former team-mate net: “Hahahahaha yes Obi!!!!!!!”

Spurs chairman Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) is looking forward to another Mourinho special: “Jose safe from the sack tonight Chelsea 2-0 up. Can’t wait for his post match interview. Sure to be full of normal arrogant banter. #eggs”

And the Special One doesn’t disappoint, as former Lleyton Orient manager Troy Townsend (‏@Towno10) alludes to: “Mourinho has just blown away Jamie Redknapp #Oscar #Mata debate.

Chelsea striker Demba Ba (‏@dembabafoot) congratulates the Blues’ not-so prolific goal-scorer: “Good win boys. Congrats Obi….after 268 appearances lol. Tomorrow will be a good a happy day at Cobham.”

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris ‏(@morriskid) is delighted with the win: “So is that us top of the league??? #Badoof”

Norwich midfielder Anthony Pilkington (@Pilkington_11) can’t fathom why Juan Mata is still on the bench: “I think Mourinho is one of the greatest managers there has been but I cant understand the treatment of Juan Mata #Crazy”

Finally, Romelu Lukaku (‏@RomeluLukaku9) did spares the blushes of Chelsea’s strikers – but did score for Everton: “Thank you for the support on to the next game!! #efc #toffees”

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