Cole, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts as Man United lose to Swansea

Andrew Cole and Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium

Manchester United suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season after Swansea City came from behind to seal a 2-1 win at Liberty Stadium.

Juan Mata broke the deadlock in the 48th minute after he connected with Luke Shaw’s cross before Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis reversed the scoreline in the space of five second-half minutes.

Here is a selection of our favourite Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s first defeat of the campaign.

Manchester City legend Rodney Marsh reminds Red Devils fans that they’re no longer the biggest club in the city:

Former Swansea City striker John Hartson reckons Garry Monk’s men should be leading in Wales:

United legend Andrew Cole is pleased to see Mata tuck away his finish after missing two earlier attempts:

Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker can’t resist noting Sergio Romero’s tame efforts to stop Ayew’s equaliser:

Danny Higginbotham is quick to point out who is at fault for Swansea’s equaliser:

And Lineker is under no doubt that David De Gea would have denied Gomis his winner:

Aston Villa captain Micah Richards is a big fan of Gomis’s celebration:

Cole, meanwhile, is unhappy with Louis van Gaal’s substitutions:

While Ferdinand isn’t impressed with Memphis Depay’s contribution from midfield:

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