Mignolet, Suarez & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool thrash Tottenham
Simon Mignolet and Luis Suárez both tweet their thoughts after Liverpool are 4-0 winners against Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool moved to the top of the Premier League table on Sunday after the Reds were emphatic 4-0 winners against Tottenham at Anfield.
Younes Kaboul’s own goal handed the Reds a perfect start before Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson sealed the victory, with Brendan Rodgers’s side two points clear of second-placed Chelsea.
And here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Liverpool’s impressive win.
Well every cloud and all that Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar): “Well at least a Spurs player scored 1-0 Liverpool!!”
Ajax forward Ryan Babel (@RyanBabel) is thrilled to see Liverpool’s talisman do it again: “Goaaaaaaaaaal Suarez !!!!! #LFC”
Liverpool cult hero Luis Garcia (@LuchoGarcia14) reckons it is all down to confidence: “Absolutely on fire, he’s got the confidence to do everything. Suárez with the second!”
Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris (@morriskid) ponders how many goals Suarez could have scored by now without his ban at the start of the season: “Can you imagine if Suarez wasn’t banned at the beginning of season..his goal tally could have had Prem records twitching.”
Ex-Norwich City man Robert Earnshaw (@RobertEarnshaw) could be angling for a commentary job with phrases like this: “@luis16suarez is dangerous as a bag of snakes.”
England legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) has no doubts about his player of the season: “Kompany’s been magnificent, Gerrard’s been exemplary, Hazard’s been wondrous, but there is only one player of the year, and that is Suarez!”
Ex-Red Don Hutchison (@donhutch4) is impressed with a up-and-coming Liverpool star: “Flanagan rattled Lennon early doors not seen Lennon since!!!! #dontfancyit”
Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) isn’t happy with Mr Wenger: “Selling Van Pursestrings to United & making that stupid, insulting bid for Suarez are the 2 main reasons I don’t trust in Arsene any more.”
Hull City midfielder David Meyler (@DavidMeyler7) is thrilled for his former team-mate: “Go on Hendo lad!”
QPR star Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) is feeling smug after his player and young player of the year nominees both find the net: “Player of the Year votes reaffirmed again by the chaps I voted for. Well done chaps… #suarez #henderson”
Liverpool legend John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) doesn’t even think the Reds were at their best: “Are we that good that we can play to 80% of our ability and beat spurs comfortably??6 to go and still dreaming folks.”
Former Reds striker Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) hails a great day for Merseyside against London clubs: “Great results for Merseyside today. The Toffee men making a charge for The Champions League and The Reds going all out for the title.”
Arsenal legend Lee Dixon (@LeeDixon2) keeps his assessment very succinct: “Liverpool. Great. Tottenham. Very poor.”
Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann (@DietmarHamann) picks out Raheem Sterling for special praise: “How good was Sterling again? Outstanding team performance. 6 to go … #YNWA”
Ex-Liverpool striker Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) enjoyed the atmosphere: “A real feel good factor about Liverpool inside Anfield and it was a joy to be there today #MothersDay #topofthetable”
Liverpool talisman Luis Suarez (@luis16suarez) urges the Reds to keep working hard: “Very happy for the 3 points!!! Let’s keep on working! YNWA”
Reds goalkeeper Simon Mignolet (@SMignolet) isn’t thinking about the title: “Up to the next one! #TopKop #YNWA”
Finally, Liverpool defender Glen Johnson (@glen_johnson) is ready for the West Ham clash: “What a performance today. Another massive 3 points!!!! On to the next one!!!!”