Agüero, Zabaleta & more: Twitter reacts as Man City and Man United win

Sergio Agüero and Pablo Zabaleta both tweet their thoughts after Manchester City and Manchester United secure Europeans wins

Sergio Aguero
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero Photo: Twitter/Sergio Aguero

James Milner struck a second-half winner as Manchester City mounted an impressive comeback to seal a 3-2 victory over holders Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Goals from David Silva, Aleksandar Kolarov and Milner helped City overturn an early 2-0 deficit at the Allianz Arena, whilst Manchester United were slender 1-0 winners against Bayer Leverkusen.

Naturally, City’s triumph against Pep Guardiola’s side prompted a huge response on Twitter, and here is our selection of the best posts from the professionals in chronological order.

Crawley Town defender James Hurst ‏(@hursty43) hails the German side’s emphatic start: “Devastating from Bayern….”

Tottenham Hotspur youngster Adam Smith ‏(@AdamSmith912) reckons that’s it for City after Bayern score a second in the 12th minute: “Well Man City’s game is over already!”

Meanwhile, British tennis star Jamie Murray ‏(@jamie_murray) is unenthused by United’s toothless performance: “Will United ever score at Old Trafford again?! #comeon #wheresrvp”

Former Everton midfielder Lee Carsley (‏@lecarso) cheers on City as Silva and Kolarov draw the Citizens level: “Go on City….”

Ex-City and current QPR midfielder Joey Barton (‏@Joey7Barton) isn’t impressed by the reigning champions: “Finish from Milner. Bayern all over the shop this time. 2-3 City. Great game this. How not to defend…”

Ex-England international Peter Reid ‏(@reid6peter) heaps praise on Manuel Pellegrini’s second-string: “City ressies doing great.”

Charlton Athletic midfielder Marvin Sordell (‏@MarvinSordell) wants James Milner to get recognition for a great performance: “Milner, 2 assists 1 goal and barely a word said. Credit where credits due.”

Ex-Sunderland star Michael Gray (@mickygray33) is cheering on struggling United: “Yessssssss get in there #mufc #ChampionsLeague 1,0”

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop ‏(@ShakaHislop) reckons Bayern boss Guardiola might need to borrow Sir Alex Ferguson’s famed appliance: “Pep Guardiola will have his hairdresser out after this one…Which is in pristine condition! (Booboom!! I just made a joke.)”

Ex-Manchester United striker Michael Owen (‏@themichaelowen) is relishing a big weekend in the Premier League: “Big night for both Manchester teams in The Champions League. Even bigger weekend for both of them in The Premier League […] How can City win all 3 of their away games in the Champions League yet don’t even look like winning away from home in The Premier League?”

City defender Pablo Zabaleta (‏@pablo_zabaleta) thanks the travelling support in Munich: “Incredible performance tonight, the whole team were quality!! Thanks to all the Manchester City fans for their massive support!”

Citizens midfielder Javi Garcia (‏@javigarcia06) is thrilled to beat the holders: “Amazing three points in a difficult stadium!Thanks to all the fans who were at the stadium tonight!#bayern 2 #ManchesterCity 3 #ChampionsLeague”

Finally, rested City striker Sergio Aguero ‏(@aguerosergiokun) feels this is a big step for the Citizens in Europe: “Great victory of @MCFC against the champs on their home. It’s not enough to lead the group but City grows in Europe. C’mon City!”

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