Neville, Cole and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat Watford

Andy Cole and Gary Neville take to Twitter after Manchester United secure a thrilling 2-1 win at Watford

Bastian Schweinsteiger scored a last-gasp winner as Manchester United edged to a 2-1 victory over Watford.

The Germany international restored United’s lead after Troy Deeney’s 85th-minute penalty had cancelled out Memphis Depay’s first-half opener at Vicarage Road.

The Red Devils moved to the top of the Premier League ahead of Arsenal’s clash against West Brom and Manchester City’s game against Liverpool.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s slender win.

Former United striker Andy Cole tweets his delight after Memphis edges the Red Devils into an 11th-minute lead:

However, Danny Higginbotham is filled with confidence as the ex-United defender analyses Louis van Gaal’s tactics:

Liverpool legend Dietmar Hamann puts a Twitter curse on United with some praise for their defence:

Moments later, Deeney equalises from the penalty spot, showing nerves of steel:

Even Gary Neville can admit that Watford deserved the spot-kick:

But his despair soon turns to joy:

Finally, Gary Lineker posts a Premier League table update:

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