Adebayor, Holtby & more: Twitter reacts as Man City & Spurs win

Emmanuel Adebayor and Lewis Holtby tweet their thoughts after Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham all win in the League Cup

Nacer Chadli, Lewis Holtby, Mousa Dembele and Jermain Defoe
Nacer Chadli, Lewis Holtby, Mousa Dembele and Jermain Defoe Photo: Twitter/Lewis Holtby

Fernando Torres was on target as Chelsea booked their place in the League Cup fourth-round draw courtesy of a 2-0 win at Swindon Town.

Elsewhere, Sunderland put a miserable weekend behind them with a 2-0 victory over Peterborough, whilst Fulham, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur were also winners on Tuesday night.

Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to a hectic night of Capital One Cup action.

Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris (‏@morriskid) doesn’t like the look of Marco Van Ginkel’s injury: “Oh no!!! That looked really bad :-(“

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam ‏(@Charlie26Adam) is also concerned: “Van Ginkel lucky with that there, didn’t look too good.”

Golfer Lee Westwood ‏(@WestwoodLee) is surprised to see Torres score: “Blimey! Torres just scored!”

Ex-Villa striker Stan Collymore ‏(@StanCollymore) wants to see Defoe in the next England squad: “Defoe. Look forward to you being in the next
England squad. Steward’s enquiry if not. Too easy to play against Villa at VP. Way too easy.”

Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero ‏(@aguerosergiokun) is enjoying a well-earned night off: “City won against Wigan 5 – 0 .. Dzeko, Jovetic 2, Yaya and Navas scored.”

Ex-Sunderland midfielder Michael Gray ‏(@mickygray33) is pleased for the caretaker boss: “Really pleased for Bally tonight.. Great win for the lads..!!! Onwards and upwards #SAFC”

Former Aston Villa midfielder Ian Taylor ‏(@IanTaylor72) isn’t happy: “Sorry…I don’t like losing, no matter what the game is. #AVFC 0 #THFC 4”

Fulham youngster Matthew Briggs (‏@matthewbriggs17) praises the Cottagers for beating Everton: “Well done boys #FulhamFC”

Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner ‏(@CraigGards8) is understandably happy after a tough week: “Yesssssssssssss big result. Can’t wait for Sunday #HaWayTheLads”

Tottenham starlet Harry Kane ‏(@hkane28) is thrilled to see Spurs book their place in the next round: “Great performance from the lads tonight! Tough place to go, convincing win… Clean sheets for fun, see who we get in next round now #thfc”

German midfielder Lewis Holtby (‏@LewisHoltby) is glad to be part of the win: “Ave it!!! Naked boys are back! Thanks for all your great support today, on a Tuesday night… woooow!! Buzzin COYS”

Out-of-favour Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor (@E_Adebayor) credits his team-mates: “Great win tonight, going to bed, training in the morning. Have a good night guys. COYS!”

Finally, City defender Micah Richards ‏(@MicahRichards) is glad to return to action: “So glad to be back! Great performance from the lads!”

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