Ozil, Mertesacker and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Fulham
Mesut Özil and Per Mertesacker both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat Fulham to stay top of the table
Santi Cazorla hit a second-half brace to keep Arsenal top of the Premier League table thanks to a 2-0 win against Fulham.
The Spanish playmaker broke the deadlock in the 57th minute, before adding a second five minutes later to secure three points for Arsene Wenger’s men.
The win prompted plenty of activity from Arsenal players past and present on Twitter – and here are our favourite updates, in chronological order as usual.
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) is quick to tweet his thanks after the final whistle: “2:0 – still on the Top. Thanks all.”
Injured midfielder Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) pays tribute to the man of the match: “Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh @19SCazorla”
Second-half substitute Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) is in a typically upbeat post-match mood: “Derby VICTORY! Santi was our hero today! Great feeling to be on top of the league again! Thanx for the support….. #derby #victory #afc #arsenal #fans #carzorla #podolski #lukaspodolski #gunners #poldi #aha #topoftheleague”
Cricketer and Arsenal fan Nick Compton (@thecompdog) is happy: “Well done you beautiful little goonies @Arsenal keep pushing those points #alltheway”
Arsenal legend Ray Parlour (@RealRomfordPele) chimes in with his post-match thoughts: “Great result from the lads today. Not a great game all about the points. Happy days #topoftheleague”
Defender Per Mertesacker (@mertesacker) is delighted with another clean sheet: “Clean sheet ! Top of the League ! COYG ! @Arsenal”
Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny (wojciechszczesny1.official) takes to Facebook after the match: “Arsenal – Fulham 2:0! #arsenal #cleansheet #premierleague Ooo Santii Cazorla… :)”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) is happy but desperately wants the Gunners to buy a striker this month: “City will romp the Premier League with their dazzling army of world class strikers…unless Wenger spends big again NOW. Good win, top of the League…but the big challenge starts on Feb 8. BUY A STRIKER, ARSENE. #Afc”
And finally, ex-England international Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) praises the man of the moment: “Cazorla with a brace. Always thought he should start more often than he does.”