Wright and more: Twitter reacts to Flamini’s Arsenal winner at Spurs
David Seaman and Ian Wright react to Arsenal's winner at White Hart Lane
Mathieu Flamini scored a derby brace as Arsenal booked their place in the League Cup fourth round courtesy of a 2-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur.
The France international broke the deadlock with a close-range finish before he restored Arsenal’s lead with a sumptuous volley following Calum Chambers’s own goal.
Here is a selection of our favourite Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order following Flamini’s 78th-minute winner at White Hart Lane.
Former Arsenal star Nico Yennaris can only tweet and applause Flamini’s majestic winner:
— Nico Yennaris (@Nico_Yennaris) September 23, 2015
For once Gunners legend Ian Wright appears to have been left speechless following Flamini’s exceptional volley:
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) September 23, 2015
Even former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar has to concede it was a worthy winner from the Arsenal midfielder:
Good goal by Arsenal 1-2
— Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) September 23, 2015
Retired Spurs striker Gary Lineker knows a thing or two about a special goal – and the England legend had this to say on Flamini’s goal:
Have to admit that's one hell of a finish by Flamini.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 23, 2015
Arsenal legend David Seaman described Flamini’s goal as a worthy effort to win a north London derby cup tie:
What a strike, get in FLAMINI!! #COYG
— David Seaman (@thedavidseaman) September 23, 2015
Finally, Piers Morgan wants to see Arsene Wenger drop Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud in order to accommodate Flamini up front:
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 23, 2015