Özil, Sanogo & more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Tottenham, take selfie

Mesut Özil and Yaya Sanogo both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat local rivals Tottenham 1-0 at White Hart Lane

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Kieran Gibbs, Wojciech Szczesny and Lukas Podolski's selfie Photo: Wojciech Szczesny/Facebook

Arsenal kept their title hopes alive with a battling 1-0 victory at Tottenham in Sunday’s north London derby.

Tomas Rosicky’s thunderous strike after just 72 seconds earned the win despite Spurs enjoying long spells of possession at White Hart Lane.

The derby inevitably prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are our favourite updates, in chronological order.

Former Liverpool man Ryan Babel (@RyanBabel) is impressed by Rosicky’s strike: “OMG WHAT A GOALLLL @Arsenal !”

Golfer and Arsenal fan Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) is too: “Oh it’s a proper goal from Rosicky……….. Any good”

Injured Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) is a happy chap: “What a goal!!! Great start #rosicky”

And so is former Arsenal favourite Ray Parlour (@RealRomfordPele): “Oh get in. 1 0 Rosicky”

Arsenal legend Ian Wright (@IanWright0) is not sitting comfortably as Spurs control the game: “Uncomfortable with the amount of possession we’re giving up. Come on #AFC”

Former defender Lee Dixon (@LeeDixon2) is the first to react at the final whistle: “There is always several ways to win! COYG”

Injured Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) is understandably thrilled: “Get in! Rosicky loves a derby goal!!!! Well done lads! Fans will be buzzing!! Just like me :) #AFC #NorthLondonIsRed”

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) is quick to post an Arsenal selfie on Instagram: “Yes !! Derby victory! Thanks to our fans for the amazing support! #afc #derby #selfie #coyg #fans #gunners #poldi #aha #redarmy”

Defender Per Mertesacker takes to his Facebook page to express his delight at the result: “Derby Day! Derby Clean Sheet! Derby Victory …. I love derbies !!!! ‪#‎COYG‬ Thanks again for your support you Gunners out there … Cheers Per / ‪#‎BFG‬”

Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo feels the Gunners can still win the title: “Thanks to Tomás we still believe it! ‪#‎RoadToTheTitle‬ ‪#‎afc‬ ‪#‎arsenalfc‬”

And finally, injured Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil ‏(@MesutOzil1088) joins in the celebrations: “Yes. Yes. Yes. What a goal, what a derby. well done Gunners! third derby match win against the “Spurs” this season – sometimes watching can even be harder than playing #coyg #bpl #gunners #premierleague”

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