Ramsey, Bellerin and more: Arsenal stars react on Twitter to Man City win
Aaron Ramsey and Hector Bellerin both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat Manchester City 2-1 at Emirates Stadium
Arsenal underlined their status as genuine Premier League title contenders as they held to beat Manchester City 2-1 in Monday night’s clash at Emirates Stadium.
Theo Walcott gave Arsene Wenger’s men the lead in the 33rd minute in north London with a superb low shot into the bottom corner.
Olivier Giroud doubled the Gunners’ advantage on the stroke of half-time when he slotted his finish between Joe Hart’s legs.
Yaya Toure pulled one back for the visitors with eight minutes left with a brilliant first-time shot into the top corner to set up a tense finale.
However, the Gunners held on to move back to within two points of leaders Leicester and four ahead of third-placed City.
The game prompted plenty of activity on Twitter from Arsenal’s players – and here are some of the post-match updates.
Aaron Ramsey is a happy man:
Brilliant performance by the boys tonight. Had to dig in at the end and with your help we got through. Have a good Christmas!
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) December 21, 2015
Mathieu Flamini reveals his delight at the result:
— Mathieu flamini (@Matflam) December 21, 2015
Hector Bellerin praises the home fans after the victory:
— Hector Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) December 21, 2015
And man of the match Mesut Ozil has the final say:
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) December 21, 2015