Cole, Savage and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat Sunderland
Andrew Cole and Robbie Savage take to Twitter after Manchester United beat Sunderland
Wayne Rooney ended his goalless Premier League run after the Manchester United captain scored in a 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils broke the deadlock through Memphis Depay just before half-time and Rooney doubled the home side’s lead with his first league goal of the season.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as United ease past Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.
Former Wales international Robbie Savage is tipping United to be top of the table at the end of the season:
Oooffffff Man United could be top of the league today my title tip before a ball was kicked @bbc606
— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) September 26, 2015
Retired Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot shows appreciation for Juan Mata’s role in Memphis’s goal:
— Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) September 26, 2015
Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen is delighted to see the United captain get on the score sheet:
GOAL! Finally Wayne Rooney has scored for Man United in the @premierleague this season – his 1st in 12 PL games 2-0 Sunderland
— Hayley McQueen (@HayleyMcQueen) September 26, 2015
Former United defender Danny Higginhotham is pleased for the 29-year-old striker, too:
Made up for Rooney. Been a while. Hopefully he goes on a good goal scoring run now. Predicted 3-0 could end up more though.
— Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05) September 26, 2015
And United legend Andrew Cole keeps his tweet short and sweet:
Wazza @ManUtd 2-0!
— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) September 26, 2015