Aldridge, Mellor & more: Twitter reacts as Saints beat Liverpool
John Aldridge and Neil Mellor both tweet their thoughts after Southampton secure a surprise 1-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield
Southampton caused Saturday’s biggest upset as the Saints were surprise 1-0 winners against Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield.
In the early kick-off, Aston Villa beat Norwich City, whilst Everton, Hull City and West Bromwich Albion also registered victories.
Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to a busy day of Premier League action.
Ex-Aston Villa star Ian Taylor (@IanTaylor7) praises Brad Guzan: “Grafting win #AVFC! Bacuna best game for us but @bguzan my MOM with crucial Saves and great handling. Not pretty but great away win! #UTV”
Tottenham legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) hails a certain Everton left-back: “Astonishingly brilliant pair of free-kicks from Baines. 2-2! West Ham down to 10 men after Noble red card. Most ignoble. Blimey. Lukaku 3-2.”
Everton defender John Heitinga (@Johnheitinga) says his team-mate Baines was the gamechanger: “Not our best game ever but an important win against West Ham: 2-3. Leighton Baines made the difference. #COYB #Everton”
Injured West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster (@BenFoster) is happy to see his team-mates seal a win: “Well done boys, needed that win, massive monkey off our backs. Great performances from everyone. #WBASUN”
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) hopes it’s just a rare off day for the Reds: “Sorry to say I was spot on, very disappointing performance, imbalanced and disjointed compared to the last nine months. Hopefully a one off.”
Ex-Liverpool forward Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) agrees with Aldridge: “Frustrating result today at Anfield. Lacked cutting edge in attacking areas.”
Reds legend Phil Thompson (@Phil_Thompson4) asks the question that most Liverpool fans posed at the start of the match: “Four centre-backs???????”
Southampton defender Luke Shaw (@Luke_shaw3) praises the fans: “And also like to thank the fans for there great support, like always! Unbelievable! Well done to you all!”
Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone (@TomHuddlestone6) praises the Tigers’ reponse: “Great win, we did well to bounce back after two unlucky goals to concede!! Lads were immense throughout though #hcafc”