Hamann, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts as Man City beat Everton
Dietmar Hamann and Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester City are 2-0 winners against Everton
Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
Raheem Sterling and Aleksandar Kolarov combined to break the deadlock as the Serbia international beat Tim Howard at the goalkeeper’s near post in the 60th minute.
France international Samir Nasri came off the bench to wrap up three points for the visitors with a chip over the Everton goalkeeper in the final minutes of the game.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to City’s 2-0 victory on Merseyside.
Former Everton skipper Tim Cahill is keeping close tabs on his beloved Toffees:
— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) August 23, 2015
Ex-Liverpool striker Don Hutchinson reckons Chelsea and Manchester United target John Stones is a real talent:
I love it when people panic when young John Stones has the ball at his feet!!!!! Relax man the kid is the nuts.
— Don Hutchison (@donhutch4) August 23, 2015
Former City man Rodney Marsh isn’t impressed with Howard’s efforts to stop Kolarov:
Brilliant goal but dodgy keeper ! 1-0 City
— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) August 23, 2015
Retired City midfielder Dietmar Hamann loves the link-up play between Sterling and Kolarov:
Tremendous interplay between Sterling and Kolarov again for City's goal. What was Howard doing?
— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) August 23, 2015
England legend Gary Lineker reckons Sterling looks like some tidy business after his start for City:
Sterling already looking a snip at £49m
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 23, 2015
Finally, former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand can’t see any other sides stopping Manuel Pellegrini’s men this year:
Man City will take some stopping this year….champions elect???
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) August 23, 2015