Duberry, Melchiot & more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea beat Galatasaray
Michael Duberry and Mario Melchiot tweet their thoughts after Chelsea are 2-0 winners against Galatasaray
Chelsea became the first Premier League club to book their place in the Champions League quarter-final draw after a 2-0 victory over Galatasaray.
Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o broke the deadlock in the fourth minute at Stamford Bridge before Blues centre-half Gary Cahill sealed a 3-1 aggregate win for Jose Mourinho’s men.
With the Blues easing into the next round, here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to the west London side’s triumph.
Former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson (@77thomo) gives Twitter his tip for the second leg at Stamford Bridge: “I fancy Chelsea to win 2-0 here!”
Chelsea supporter and DJ Trevor Nelson (@DJTrevorNelson) celebrates the opener in west London: “Samuel Eto’o Goooooooooal”
Former Liverpool and current Ajax forward Ryan Babel (@RyanBabel) is hoping it won’t be one-way traffic after the early goal: “This goal was to quick man… hope it doesn’t affect the game.. #ChelseaGala”
Ex-Nottingham Forest star Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) reckons the media were bigging up the wrong African: “All about Drogba before the game. All about Eto’o after 4mins. #viasatfotball”
Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot ) enjoys Drogba’s own unintentional tribute to himself: “Drogba’s hits himself with his free-kick, hits his own banner on the Matthew Harding Stand! #mmlove #CFCLive #ChampionsLeague”
Chelsea youngster Nathaniel Chalobah (@chalobah) is pleased to Cahill cement the win: “Get in @GaryJCahill 2-0.”
Ex-Blues centre-half Michael Duberry (@Original_Dubes) is similarly ecstatic: “Goal!! Cahill great goal @chelseafc”
Arsenal legend Lee Dixon (@LeeDixon2) would have liked Galatasaray to show some fighting spirit: “Galatasaray are pants”
Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris (@morriskid) is disappointed with former Inter Milan and Real Madrid star Wesley Sneijder: “Sneijder has been so poor.”
Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam (@Charlie26Adam) heaps praise on Chelsea’s star Eden Hazard: “Hazard is up there with the best in the world. #baller”
Former Norwich striker Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6 ) poses an interesting question: “If Jose was England manager, could we win the World Cup ? #DebateTheGreats”
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann (@DietmarHamann) believes Chelsea are too reliant on Eden Hazard to win the Champions League: “Chelsea turn into Hazard FC . Can’t see them winning CL. At least England got a team in the last eight.”