Carragher, Neville and more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea beat Man United
Jamie Carragher and Phil Neville tweet their thoughts after Chelsea were 1-0 winners against Manchester United
Chelsea took another step towards the Premier League title after a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
Eden Hazard scored the game’s winner just before half-time after Oscar’s brilliant disguised pass teed up the Belgian to propel the leaders 10 points clear of their nearest rivals at the top.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to the west London side’s narrow win.
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) notices the officials are starting to favour United again: “LVG & Man United got the officials back onside now after Fergie left.”
Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) is in no doubt over who deserves to be named the PFA player of the year: “Goallllllll that’s why he’s my player of the year!!!! #Hazard #mmlove #CFC”
More from Carragher (@Carra23) after Hazard’s vital strike: “One mistake one goal. That’s Jose’s philosophy in a nutshell.”
Don Hutchison (@donhutch4) highlights Oscar’s pass for Hazard in lead up to the forward’s opener: “Brilliant Oscar brilliant Hazzard!! Half against the run of play. Game on. 1-0 Chelsea.”
Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) sees the irony of the west London side’s defensive approach paying dividends: “Odd to see #chelsea at home playing on the counterattack. But #edenhazard scored from that. Yeaaaaaaaaaah”
Retired United defender Philip Neville (@fizzer18) wants to see the club’s record signing on the pitch: “Game for Di Maria!!!”
Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) isn’t overly impressed with Falcao’s efforts up front: “Think Falcao is doing ok by his standards…”
Finally, former Red Devil Alan Tonge (@Alan_Tonge) is critical of the referee’s performance: “Mike Deans positioning in this game is poor. Consistently stood in areas where lads wan”