Sturridge, Suarez & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool & Man City win

Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suárez both tweet their thoughts after Liverpool and Manchester City put pressure on Chelsea

Hat-trick hero: Liverpool's Luis Suarez with his match ball Photo: Luis Suarez/Twitter

Luis Suarez scored his sixth Liverpool Premier League hat-trick as the Reds were thrilling 6-3 winners against Cardiff City in Wales.

Elsewhere, Manchester City romped to a 5-0 victory over Fulham, Norwich City and Hull sealed vital wins in the bid to avoid relegation, whilst Everton and Newcastle edged to wins.

Naturally there was a big Twitter reaction to another goal frenzy in the Premier League, and here is a selection of The Sport Review’s favourite posts from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order.

Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot ‏(@MarioMelchiot) fancies Liverpool to get back in the game with their SAS strike force: “Liverpool didn’t start well but they’ll always look a treat with forwards like #Suarez and #sturridge #CARLIV #mmlove”

Ex-Norwich defender Iwan Roberts ‏(@iwanwroberts) is thrilled to see his old side comfortably winning against Sunderland: “Great scoreline from Carrow Road.”

Canaries legend Darren Huckerby (‏@hucks6dh6) is similarly ecstatic: “Excellent first half from the Canaries completely dominated the game, Sunderland are the worst team I’ve seen at Carrow Rd this season.”

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge ‏(@Realaldo474) hails Daniel Sturridge’s assist for Suarez: “What a back heel assist. Magnifico […] Home and dry 8 to go. Still dreaming!!”

England legend Gary Lineker (‏@GaryLineker) hails the SAS combo: “Suarez and Sturridge combine brilliantly again for the Englishman to score…5-2!!!!”

Hull City midfielder David Meyler (‏@DavidMeyler7) heaps praise on his team-mate: “Great result today. Another 3 points at home. Delighted for Rosenior amazing header from him. West Ham next!”

Former Liverpool forward Luis Garcia (‏@LuchoGarcia14) is ready for a few drinks after a dramatic game: “Crazy game at Cardiff stadium. Liverpool pull off a huge 3-6 for the Reds. Thanks for the sangria time at the end. #YNWA”

Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson (‏@glen_johnson) hints at the growing belief in the dressing room: “Another step closer…”

Ex-Reds striker Neil Mellor ‏(@NeilMellor33) singles out the hat-trick hero: “Three more points for Liverpool away at Cardiff.Sounds like another quality attacking performance with 6goals!! Suarez getting another match ball.”

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann ‏(@DietmarHamann) can’t wait for the Sunderland game now: “Great performance by the lads again. Electric going forward. Will be some atmosphere on wednesday #LFC”

Liverpool midfielder Philipe Coutinho (‏@Phil_Coutinho) is enjoying his role in the Reds side: “Happy to be a part of that group.. good victory today!! Come on Reds!”

Hat-trick hero Luis Suarez takes to his Facebook: “Very happy for the victory and the hat-trick. But the important thing is the great work we did today. YNWA!”

Reds goal-scorer Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) says there are eight more cup finals left: “Buzzing to help the team win!! Striving to be second to none… 8 more cup finals. #focused #redordead ”

Injured Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero (‏@aguerosergiokun) was a satisfied spectator: “I enjoyed the Etihad’s win and good team play. Major victory to keep us close to those above. Come on City!”

Finally, former Reds captain Phil Thompson ‏(@Phil_Thompson4) issues a warning to their title rivals: “The Reds are coming up the hill boys.”

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