Ozil, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts as Man City beat Chelsea
Mesut Ozil and Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester City are emphatic 3-0 winners against Chelsea
Manchester City landed an early blow on title rivals Chelsea after an emphatic 3-0 victory at Etihad Stadium.
Argentina international Sergio Aguero broke the deadlock with a fine individual effort before Vincent Kompany added a second and Fernandinho wrapped up three points with their third.
Here are some of favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to City’s three-goal victory over defending champions in Manchester.
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is keeping tabs on the big game after their 2-1 win at Crystal Palace:
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) August 16, 2015
Former Manchester United striker Andrew Cole can’t disguise his admiration for City striker Aguero:
Aguero showing why he's the best striker in the Prem once again #SuperSunday
— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) August 16, 2015
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher with a word of warning for Chelsea’s defenders:
Never try & out strength Raheem Sterling!
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) August 16, 2015
Former City midfielder Dietmar Hamann underlines the difference for Manuel Pellegrini’s side so far this season:
Biggest positive for City has been Kompany's form in the first two games. Been very solid and another great finish.
— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) August 16, 2015
Retired England and United defender Rio Ferdinand reckons Jose Mourinho will need to be at his best this season:
Chelsea look shot….2nd game in….jose's genius will have to be in full effect this season to retain the league.
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) August 16, 2015
Former Reading striker Jason Roberts can’t believe the performance he witnessed from Mourinho’s Chelsea:
Mightily impressive performance from Manchester City. One worthy of taking over from Leicester at the top….well almost.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 16, 2015
Retired Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot has no complaints:
— Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) August 16, 2015