Cole, Neville and more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea draw with Newcastle

Gary Neville and Andrew Cole take to Twitter after Chelsea draw 2-2 with Newcastle

Chelsea came from behind to salvage a point at St James’s Park after a 2-2 draw with Newcastle United on Saturday evening.

Ayoze Perez put the Magpies in front with an improvised finish before Georginio Wijnaldum extended the home side’s lead with a header.

However, Ramires halved the deficit with a long-range finish in the 79th minute, before Willian’s free-kick crept past Tim Krul to secure a point for the visitors.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to the 2-2 draw at St James’s Park.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville references a Newcastle icon:

Mario Melchiot is denied the winning feeling by a good Krul save to stop Ramires at the end:

Celebrity Arsenal fan Matt Lucas is enjoying the sight of Chelsea stuck in 15th place:

While Manchester City legend Rodney Marsh mischievously reckons Chelsea’s point could prove key in the relegation battle:

Retired Crystal Palace forward Mark Bright wanted Newcastle to go for the win:

Finally, Newcastle legend Mick Quinn has a word of warning for Chelsea:

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