Foster, Silvestre & more: Twitter reacts as Man City and Man United lose

Ben Foster and Mikael Silvestre both tweet their thoughts after Manchester City and Manchester United suffer shock defeats

David Moyes
Manchester United manager David Moyes

Saido Berahino scored his first Premier League goal as West Bromwich Albion were surprise 2-1 winners at Manchester United on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Aston Villa twice came from behind to beat Manchester City at Villa Park, whilst Cardiff City, Hull City and Southampton all picked up crucial wins.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, many of whom were involved in Saturday’s action, to a dramatic day in the top-flight.

Injured West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster ‏(@BenFoster) is thrilled with the victory: “OMG what a win! Go on boys! Super proud of you all! #wba #WKWWA”

Former Aston Villa midfielder Ian Taylor ‏(@IanTaylor7) is delighted to see Paul Lambert’s men win in style: “Get in!!! No one saw THAT coming!! Amazing game…….Well done boys!! Delph the driving force for me. Great team effort! #AVFC 3 #MCFC 2”

Baggies striker Shane Long ‏(@Shanelong009) hails the match-winner: “What a result! And buzzing for @SBerahino scoring the winner at Old Trafford! Delighted for ya pal! What a time to grab your first goal!!”

Liam Ridgewell ‏(@liam_ridgewell) praises the whole West Brom side: “What a great result today. Job done. Boys were unreal. Fully deserved too #hardwork #team #win”

Ex-United defender Mikael Silvestre (‏@IamMSilvestre) won’t be watching Match of the Day: “Haven’t seen the game what’s happening? #MUFC”

Cardiff City striker Fraizer Campbell ‏(@FraizerCampbell) is thrilled with an important win on the road: “Great result away from home!! Safe trip home people! #bluebirds”

Southampton defender Luke Shaw ‏(@Luke_shaw3) is happy to keep Crystal Palace out: “Another three points and also a clean sheet! Great performance from everyone! #Saintsfc”

Hull City defender Curtis Davies (‏@TheCurtisDavies) praises his midfield team-mate: “Another great win today and a good clean sheet! Faye was quality, his experience shined through today @TomHuddlestone6 deserved MOM #HCAFC”

Cardiff forward Peter Odemwingie ‏(@OdemwingieP) enjoyed his side’s winner: “Great away win. Good team performance. Great support from our fans. What a winning goal from Jordan ! Happy days!”

Finally, Liverpool defender Glen Johnson ‏(@glen_johnson) eyes a huge opportunity for the Reds after the slip-ups on Saturday: “Even bigger game for us tomorrow after today’s results. #MustWin”

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