Melchiot, Gullit and more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea beat Everton

Mario Melchiot and Ruud Gullit both tweet their thoughts as Chelsea leave it late to beat Everton at Stamford Bridge

Willian struck a late winner as Chelsea beat Everton at Stamford Bridge to keep their seven point lead at the top of the Premier League table.

With the game goalless heading into stoppage time, Nemanja Matic thought he had put the Blues ahead but his deflected strike was ruled out for offside.

But moments later, Willian drilled home from the edge of the box to hand Jose Mourinho’s men victory and keep them on course for the Premier League title.

Wednesday night’s game prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are some of our favourite updates, in chronological order as usual.

Chelsea midfielder Oscar, who was rested for the game, took to his Instagram account to wish his team-mates luck: “Good luck today boys !!! Boa sorte hoje galera !!! #comeonChelsea”

Gary Lineker @GaryLineker kicks off the flurry of tweets as Chelsea net their winner: “Where there’s a will there’s a Willian!”

Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) is a happy man: “Have some of that boooooom!!!!! Blue is the colour, football is the game. We’re all together, and winning is our aim…#mmlove #CFCLive”

DJ and Chelsea fan Trevor Nelson (@DJTrevorNelson) chimes in: “WILLIAAAAAAN GOAL!!!!!! #chelsea”

Frank Sinclair (@FrankMSinclair) thanks the Chelsea fans for their reception: “Unbelievable reception @ChelseaFC as the half time guest at the #Bridge tonight, brought back memories of some great nights in the 90’s;-)”

And finally, Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) appears to be happy: “yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah #chelsea. come on”

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