Reina, De Gea and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal draw with Liverpool

Pepe Reina and David De Gea had plenty to say on Petr Cech's performance in Arsenal's goalless draw with Liverpool

Petr Cech proved his worth to his new employers as the Arsenal keeper pulled off two world-class saves to keep Liverpool at bay in a pulsating goalless draw.

After a debut to forget, the colossal Czech summer signing denied Christian Benteke at point-blank range before a splendid fingertip save to prevent Philippe Coutinho’s fizzing drive.

Arsenal did have the ball in the net in the opening 45 minutes but Aaron Ramsey was controversially adjudged to be offside.

Liverpool controlled much of the first half, while the Gunners looked the stronger after the interval, but both sides must make do with a point shared.

Social media followed the game intently and here is a selection of tweets about this exciting early-season clash of the Premier League titans.

Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel believes his former employers will just have the edge in this battle between Arsenal and Liverpool:

Ex-Gunners midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong and former England rugby union star Ugo Monye both announce their displeasure at Arsenal’s seemingly legitimate goal being disallowed:

Cech’s former teammate Nathaniel Chalobah salutes the giant Czech goalkeeper after the outstanding save from Benteke:

In fact, the goalkeeper’s union was up in arms over Cech’s end to the first half, making a number of top saves to keep the visitors at bay. Messrs Foster, James, De Gea and Reina praise their contemporary:

Former Reds midfielder David Thompson likes what he has seen so far of summer recruit Joe Gomez, signed from Championship side Charlton Athletic:

Legendary Southampton midfielder and Sky Sports pundit Matt Le Tissier approves of the open and attack-minded goalless draw between these two sides:

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