Enrique, Owen & more: Twitter reacts as Man City beat Everton

Jose Enrique and Michael Owen both tweet their thoughts after Manchester City are 2-0 winners against Everton

Michael Owen
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen Photo: BT

Manchester City moved back to the top of the Premier League after a 3-1 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.

Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko’s brace helped the Citizens bounce back from Ross Barkley’s opener as the Toffees’s hopes of finishing in the top four came to an end.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to City’s victory on Merseyside.

Former Everton striker Gary Lineker ‏(@GaryLineker) encapsulates the feelings of all Liverpool fans: “Liverpool….sorry Everton have taken the lead with a wonder goal by Ross Barkley.”

Ex-Everton midfielder Lee Carsley (‏@lecarso) hails Barkley’s effort: “Strikkkkkkkkkkkeeeeeeeeeeee…..”

Judging by the reaction of Liverpool defender Jose Enrique ‏(@Jesanchez3), City are level: “……….”

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen ‏(@themichaelowen) is well-placed to judge injured forwards: “Aguero gets as many muscle injuries as I once did! Worrying for City.”

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer (‏@MCATEER4) isn’t enjoying the clash: “Feel sick.”

Everton legend Peter Reid (‏@reid6peter) has no sympathy: “@MCATEER4 good”

More from McAteer: “Bring Lukaku on you need goals!”

QPR midfielder Joey Barton (‏@Joey7Barton) is nervous for his former club: “Could be a shaky 25 mins for City here…”

Australian batsman David Warner (‏@davidwarner31) is cheering on Everton/Liverpool: “20mins to go come on Everton!!!!!!”

Ex-Middlesbrough man Gaizka Mendieta ‏(@GaizkaMendieta6): “And @MCFC go on top !!! The title is in their hands !!! #PremierLeague”

More from Barton ‏(@Joey7Barton): “Title slips from Liverpool’s grasp and into the hands of Man City. Does anyone expect a few twists and turns in last two matches?”

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