Cafu, Lineker and more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea beat Dynamo Kyiv

Cafu and Gary Lineker take to Twitter after Willian scores a late free-kick to fire Chelsea to 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kyiv

Willian scored a late winner as Chelsea edged to a 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

The west London side were in danger of extending their winless run to five games after Aleksandr Dragovic scored a 77th minute equaliser at Stamford Bridge.

But Willian, whose crossed had been deflected into the Kyiv net by Dragovic to break the deadlock in the first half, converted a superb free-kick with six minutes remaining.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order after Chelsea’s vital win.

BT Sport host and Tottenham legend Gary Lineker is left staggered as Chelsea appear on the brink of another shock result:

But Brazil legend Cafu congratulates his compatriot Willian on a brilliant free-kick:

And Lineker updates his followers on the dramatic events at The Bridge:

Robbie Savage continues his rivalry with loaded tweet aimed at Chelsea skipper John Terry after Dynamo Kyiv’s equaliser:

Former Crystal Palace man Mark Bright wants to know more of Savage’s thoughts:

Republic of Ireland striker Noel Hunt is pleased to see the Chelsea fans get behind Jose Mourinho:

Finally, Micky Quinn ends the night with a pun for fun:

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