Dixon, Wright & more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Tottenham
Lee Dixon and Ian Wright both tweet their thoughts after Arsenal beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at Emirates Stadium
Olivier Giroud fired Arsenal to a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby at Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
The France international scored his fourth goal of the season to give the Gunners a vital win against their top-four rivals, who started four of their summer signings.
Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to events at The Emirates.
Ex-Aston Villa midfielder (Ian Taylor @IanTaylor7) is impressed by Giroud’s strike: “Great finish from #Giroud.I can hear @darrenbyfield and @srslade screaming from here!! #AFC 1 #THFC 0 #PremierLeague”
Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris (@morriskid) praises Walcott’s movement for the goal: “Walcott’s run from out wide to in has really improved..great for a midfielder and horrible for defenders!! #Timing”
Tottenham legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) isn’t filled with confidence by Hugo Lloris: “I think there’s a fair chance Hugo Lloris will get pick up a few red cards in his career. Kamikaze at times.”
Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson (@Bradley4Johnson) can see Arsenal embodying the derby spirit: “Think a lot more Arsenal players know more about the importance & pride of a north London derby than the Spurs players do!!! #hungry #AFC”
QPR striker Jay Bothroyd (@jaybothroyd) hails Aaron Ramsey: “Once again Ramsey running the midfield along with Cazorla.”
Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) isn’t moaning – for a change: “Giroud’s been immense today. #Arsenal”
Former Nottingham Forest star Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) reckons Wenger might not spend now: “Arsene Wenger just got another argument NOT to anything in this transfer window.”
Ex-Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) shows his sporting side: “Well done Wenger. Arsenal fans be thankful you have the best manger in the PL. By the way I reluctantly predicted this result yesterday.”
Former Wimbledon striker Jason Euell (@jasoneuell) sees the irony in this summer’s transfer market: “Arsenal spent £0 Tottenham spent £100m approx. Haha! #Gooners”
Arsenal legend Ian Wright (@IanWright0) can’t hide his delight: “Hahahahaha.”
Finally, ex-Gunners defender Lee Dixon (@LeeDixon2) is happy: “I’m keeping quiet. Long season. #smug”