Chambers, Podolski and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Sunderland
Calum Chambers and Lukas Podolski can't hide their delight with three points
Arsenal moved to within two points of the top four after beating Sunderland 2-0 at the Stadium of Light.
Alexis Sanchez broke the deadlock in the first half when he intercepted Wes Brown’s poor back pass to finish past former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone.
The £35m summer signing scored his second of the game on the stroke of full-time, this time benefiting from a Mannone mistake.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order.
England legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) is keen to point out the role Sunderland played in Sanchez’s goals: “Sanchez scores his 2nd for Arsenal, capitalising on 2 of the worst defensive cock-ups you’re ever likely to see.”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) still can’t be happy with three points: “Not one Arsenal player would get in either of these teams, with possible exception of Alexis. #ElClasico”
Arsenal defender Calum Chambers (@CalumChambers95) is delighted with a rare shutout: “Good result and happy to get a clean sheet!! Thank you to all the travelling fans, get home safe.”
Finally, Gunners striker Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) is thrilled to see Sanchez net a brace: “Hard earned 3 points today, happy for my Chilean brother scoring 2 goals. Fans were great again as always. #Poldi #aha #AFC #Fans #RedArmy”