Neville, Robson & more: Twitter reacts as Leicester stun Man United
Phil Neville and Bryan Robson tweet their thoughts after Leicester City are 5-3 winners against Manchester United
Leicester City came from 3-1 down to secure a stunning 5-3 victory over Manchester United at the King Power Stadium.
United surged into an early 2-0 lead inside 16 minutes as Robin van Persie and Angel di Maria found the back of the net before Leonardo Ulloa’s header reduced the deficit.
Ander Herrera restored United’s two-goal cushion before David Nugent, Esteban Cambiasso, James Vardy and Ulloa all scored in the final 28 minutes, with help from referee Mark Clattenburg.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to the goal-frenzy at Leicester.
Former United defender Phil Neville (@fizzer18) loves the combination for the opener: “Yeeeeesssss what a goal -grateful ball from @FALCAO great header from @Persie_Official”
Ex-Palace forward Mark Bright (@Mark__Bright) can’t believe the skill involved in Di Maria’s strike: “I’m sorry that genius. .. Di Maria. … #mufc”
QPR midfielder Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) is enjoying the spectacle: “What an advertisement for the Premier League this is…”
World No1 golfer Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) is thrilled to see United 3-1 up: “Van Gaalacticos!!!!!! @ManUtd”
However, another celebrity fan, Usain Bolt (@usainbolt) is livid as Leicester pull a goal back from the penalty spot: “Come on referee..poor officiating #ManUtd”
United legend Bryan Robson (@bryanrobson) sends out one of his first tweets: “What a game!”
England rugby star Ugo Monye (@ugomonye) joins a worldwide Twitter trend: “#BringBackMoyes”
Aston Villa defender Ryan Bertrand (@ryanbertrand3): “Football. football. football. In the words of frank lampard senior in a previous conversation of ours “it’s a funny old game” #SuperSunday”
Leicester legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) finally gets his own back on United Twitter trolls: “Shat on Man United!”
Arsenal legend Ian Wright (@IanWright0) can’t believe the result: “Wow.”
Saw this pic Did make me chuckle If Utd were a car!! pic.twitter.com/dlsmhXz32n
— Dean Ashton (@Dean36ashton10) September 21, 2014