Podolski, Ramsey and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Tottenham
Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat Tottenham in the FA Cup third round
Arsenal beat local rivals Tottenham 2-0 to reach the FA Cup fourth round after an entertaining game at Emirates Stadium.
Santi Cazorla opened the scoring in the 31st minute when the Spaniard drilled home from Serge Gnabry’s pass.
And midfielder Tomas Rosicky made it 2-0 just after the hour-mark when he coolly chipped the ball over Hugo Lloris after dispossessing Danny Rose.
The pick of the FA Cup third-round ties prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are our favourite updates, in chronological order.
Ex-Everton midfielder Peter Reid (@reid6peter) is enjoying the spectacle: “What a good game this is, Arsenal v Spurs #FACup is great.”
As is Charlton striker Marvin Sordell (@MarvinSordell): “Rosicky and Cazorla are a joy to watch! And Walcott’s movement”
England legend Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) is impressed by Cazorla’s thundering opener: “Sensational finish. #cazorla”
And so is Arsenal youngster Nico Yennaris (@Nico_Yennaris): “What a finish @19SCazorla !!!!! Good play by @SergeGnabry”
Team GB hero and Arsenal fan Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) tweets his delight: “Great goal!! Come on Arsenal….!!”
Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour (@RealRomfordPele) delivers his half-time verdict: “Great strike from Cazorla in the1st half. Impressed with Gnabry on the Right. Same 2nd half please #gooners”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) issues a rallying call: “Come on boys, let’s dump Spurs out of the only competition they can possibly win. #Afc”
Former Norwich man Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) praises Rosicky as the midfielder makes it 2-0: “What a cool finish that is! #ArsvSpurs”
Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) gives credit where it’s due: “Well played Arsenal. Thoroughly deserved victory. Think they can win this. #FACup”
Unused substitute Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) is the first of the Arsenal squad to get online after full-time: “Derby VICTORY! Good evening for a Gunner’s heart;) #afc #derby #COYG #Victory #poldi #aha”
Arsenal legend Ian Wright (@IanWright0) posts a picture of Theo Walcott reminding Spurs fans of the score as he is carried off on a stretcher: “Oh Theo we love you !!!! ”
And the injured Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) has the final say: “Good performance, clean sheet and win. Brilliant atmosphere, the stadium was rocking #AFC”