Özil, Mertesacker and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Coventry
Mesut Özil and Per Mertesacker both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat Coventry 4-0 in the FA Cup
Arsenal hit Coventry City for four on Friday night as Arsene Wenger’s men booked their place in the FA Cup fifth round.
Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla added to Lukas Podolski’s first-half brace as the Gunners wrapped up a convincing 4-0 win over their League One opposition.
The cup clash at The Emirates prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are our favourite updates, in chronological order.
Team GB hero and Arsenal fan Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) is getting ready for the game: “Come on @Arsenal..!! I always have time for my team…!! #gunners”
Celebrity Gunners fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) tweets his customary celebration: “BOOOOOM! 4-0. @19SCazorla #Afc”
Ex-England forward Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) chimes in: “Arsene Wenger appears to be getting the hang of this managerial business.”
Gunners playmaker Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) is already looking ahead to the Wembley final: “4:0 – one more step to the final. May 14th, Wembley. An important date.”
Ex-Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour (@RealRomfordPele) tweets his appreciation for the victory: “Good win for the lads tonight. Played very well 1st half Great to see @Podolski10 with 2 1st half goals. Looking forward to the draw #facup”
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker (@mertesacker) gives a nod to his fellow Germans: “Congrats @Podolski10 !! German Gunners Power with @SergeGnabry … Great team mates @Arsenal”
Forward Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) gets a little hashtag happy: “We did it:) #afc #facup #arsenal #team #podolski #özil #theox #gnabry #jenkinson #youarefootball #nextround #poldi #aha #coyg”
And finally Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (@Alex_OxChambo) is delighted to have helped Arsenal reach the fifth round: “Good win tonight! Nice to get my first start since being back from injury, another step towards full fitness #AFC”