Bertrand, Cole & more: Twitter reacts as Chelsea draw, West Ham win

Ryan Bertrand and Carlton Cole both tweet their thoughts after Chelsea draw at West Brom and West Ham beat Norwich

West Ham goal-scorer Carlton Cole Photo: Carlton Cole/Twitter

Victor Anichebe scored a 87th-minute equaliser as West Bromwich Albion secured a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at the Hawthorns.

Elsewhere, West Ham United beat Norwich City and Southampton were 12-0 winners at Hull City, whilst Cardiff City and Aston Villa played out a stalemate.

There was plenty of Twitter reaction to a night of late drama in the Premier League, and here is a selection of our favourite posts from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order.

Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen ‏(@HayleyMcQueen ) can’t believe it is goalless across the Premier League… still: “Flippin’ heck, it’s still goalless in all 4 games in the #premierleague who do we think will break the deadlock?”

Former Norwich City star Iwan Roberts ‏(@iwanwroberts ) feels the Canaries should be leading: “Cardiff have been better side by far in that first half so unlucky not to go in winning the game.”

England legend Gary Lineker ‏(@GaryLineker) is desperate for a goal. Well he is a former striker after all: “Any chance of a goal? Any old goal? Anywhere?”

Ex-Norwich striker Darren Huckerby ‏(@hucks6dh6 ) reckons the Canaries could pay for their wastefulness: “Great half from #Ncfc 3 great chances but need to take one, #whufc were direct but never created anything clear cut #Hooooooof”

Former Wigan Athletic midfielder Jimmy Bullard ‏(@JimmyBullard ) has a few alternatives to highlights for the Match of the Day host: “@GaryLineker Gary you’re gonna have to get @peterkay_co_uk in to liven up Match of the Day at this rate pal!”

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris ‏(@morriskid ) is celebrating because Chelsea have made the breakthrough: “Get in!!”

More from Huckerby ‏(@hucks6dh6): “#Hucking smash and grab ! #whufcvNcfc”

Darren Eadie ‏(@eadie11) questions Chris Hughton’s substitutions: “Take off Hooper and Redmond asking for trouble. Only one winner until then IMO #ncfc”

Olympian and Aston Villa fan Katharine Merry ‏(@KatharineMerry ) is left aghast as David Marshall’s world-class save denies Andreas Weimann: “What a save for Cardiff…..nooooooooooooo! #avfc”

Southampton centre-half Dejan Lovren ‏(@DejanLovren05) is happy with job done: “Yessss that was a great job . Well done all together now get back home with the 3 points :) #3points #saintsfc #dontjokewithus”

Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan ‏(@piersmorgan ) is critical of Chelsea’s star man: “As I’ve been saying…over-rated > @hazardeden10”

West Ham striker Carlton Cole ‏(@CarltonCole1 ) is thrilled with three crucial points: “Brilliant stuff. Get in there my son […] James Collins and Mo Diame notched but for me @AdriSanMiguel was out main man tonight! #topkeeper with a bright future at the Hammers”

Southampton youngster Calum Chambers ‏(@CalumChambers95) praises the travelling Saints fans: “Great performance tonight, fully deserved the win!! Thanks to the travelling fans they were unreal tonight!”

Saints left-back Luke Shaw ‏(@LukeShaw3) is happy with a shutout: “What a great win tonight! Another clean sheet ! And thank you to the fans who made the trip up tonight! You Was unbelievable once again!”

Villa midfielder Andreas Weimann ‏(@andiweimann) is still left stunned by Marshall’s save: “We’ll take the point but could and should have won the game !! What a save at the end!! #onwardsandupwards”

Aston Villa right-back Ryan Bertrand (@ryanbertrand3) felts the visitors deserved three points: “Good second half performance and we should have won. What a save from Marshall! Fans were brilliant once again. Time for my ribs to recover #AVFC”

West Brom’s Steven Reid (‏@stevenreid12) calls on the fans to get the team over the line this season: “Great point tonight could’ve been more!! Fans were top class gonna need same again 12 more times! #WBA”

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