Aguero, Kompany & more: Twitter reacts as Man City beat Chelsea
Sergio Agüero and Vincent Kompany both tweet their thoughts after Manchester City are 2-0 winners against Chelsea in the FA Cup
Manchester City exacted revenge on Chelsea for their Premier League defeat earlier in Ferbuary as the Citizens were 2-0 winners in the FA Cup fifth round.
Summer signing Stevan Jovetic opened the scoring in the first half after finishing a fine City move before Samir Nasri netted on his return from injury to book their place in Sunday’s draw.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as Manuel Pellegrini’s men edged closer to the quadruple.
England legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) better hope that Mourinho hasn’t read his tweet: “Is there a fear of failure in the air tonight?”
Parody account Boring James Milner (@BoringMilner) is clearly excited by the prospective FA Cup tie: “I can’t believe we are both playing in blue today. I know one is sky blue and one is royal blue but they are still both blue kits. Crazy.”
Former Norwich City striker Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) isn’t impressed by a tame Jovetic tumble: “That dive is pathetic #Mcfc”
Ex-Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre (@IamMSilvestre) is happy to see his fellow Frenchman excel: “@SamNasri19 back in style ! Bien joue #FACup”
Newcastle United legend Warren Barton (@warrenbarton2) reckons City are in the next round following Nasri’s strike: “Game over.. City may win the cup now!!!”
QPR midfielder Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) highlights the key changes from Chelsea’s 1-0 win at The Etihad: “Milner for Demichelis. John Terry missing the two key factors in tonights result. Milner, did what Demichelis can’t. #runbothways”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) can’t resist a dig at Jose Mourinho: “The Specialist-In-Failure One. #Mourinho”
Former City midfielder Dietmar Hamann (@DietmarHamann) feels the Citizens were worthy winners: “Well deserved win for City.Javi Garcia was excellent. He could be a huge player from now till the end of the season.”
City midfielder Javi Garcia (@javigarcia06) praises his team-mates: “Great game and fantastic atmosphere today against @chelseafc ! We continue in the #FACup ! Well done @MCFC!”
Citizens right-back Micah Richards (@MicahRichards) is thrilled to see Joleon Lescott impress on his return to the starting line-up: “@JoleonLescott buzzing for u today! Great game but f#cking buzzing u didn’t score wouldn’t of heard the last of it.”
City captain Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) is clearly a happy man: “Definition of a great weekend: Win against Chelsea. Play well. Set a benchmark on Facebook. 1M likes, I’m feeling the love, thank you. #MCFC”
City striker Edin Džeko (@EdDzeko) embodies the Citizens spirit: “Fight for every ball. Brilliant game today.. Next round FA Cup we are coming.”
Finally, injured Sergio Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) is delighted to see City book their quarter-final place: “It’s always a pain to be in the sidelines… But today it was a pleasure to enjoy this great game. We got to the #FACup quarterfinals!”