Morgan, Carragher and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal impress against Chelsea
Piers Morgan and Jamie Carragher both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal take the lead against Chelsea in the Community Shield
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave Arsenal a 24th-minute lead against Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after an impressive first-half display from Arsene Wenger’s men.
The Gunners looked sharp as they took on the defending Premier League champions in north London looking for their first win over Chelsea since 2011.
Oxlade-Chamberlain gave the Gunners the lead in style when he drilled his finish in to the top-left corner from inside the penalty area after some neat play.
The first-half display from Wenger’s men prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are some of our favourite updates.
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan gets a little excited:
Booom. 1-0. (That’s as excited as I get in a friendly). #afc
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 2, 2015
QPR midfielder Joey Barton has been left impressed:
Hell of a finish that. Big season for Oxlade-Chamberlain. Probably deserve to be ahead on the run of play so far Arsenal. #CommunityShield
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) August 2, 2015
Former Gunners goalkeeper David Seaman keeps it short and sweet:
Great goal by the Ox!!!
— David Seaman (@thedavidseaman) August 2, 2015
Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher is not impressed by what he has seen from Cesc Fabregas:
Still only a pre season game but Fabregas looks a long way off it today.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) August 2, 2015
Ex-Arsenal man is full of praise for his former employers:
When Arsenal are playing like this at time, they are unplayable. #CommunityShield
— fabrice muamba (@fmuamba) August 2, 2015
And that just leaves Mario Melchiot to have his say:
— Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) August 2, 2015