Aguero, Sturridge & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool and Man City win
Sergio Agüero and Daniel Sturridge both tweet their thoughts after Liverpool and Manchester City win in FA Cup fourth round
Sergio Aguero scored a second-half hat-trick as Manchester City came from behind to secure a 4-2 victory over Watford in the FA Cup fourth round.
Earlier on Saturday, Liverpool were comfortable 2-0 winners against Bournemouth, whilst Everton, who face the Reds at Anfield on Tuesday, secured their passage into the fifth round in style with a 4-0 victory over Stevenage.
Here’s the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, including goal-scorers Aguero and Daniel Sturridge, in chronological order to another thrilling day of cup ties.
Former Liverpool midfielder Luis Garcia (@LuchoGarcia14) would be proud of Victor Moses’ opener at Bournemouth: “Nice shot Moses, Reds up 1-0. FA Cup.”
Ex-Liverpool striker John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) is happy with a clean sheet despite a mixed performance: “We’ll we’re through, not pretty but got there and a rarity (clean sheet)! Home draw tomorrow please.”
Partner of Liverpool owner, John W Henry, Linda Pizzuti (@Linda_Pizzuti) tweets her thoughts: “LFC progresses in the FA Cup after today’s win (and clean sheet!). Now on to Tuesday’s derby.”
Reds goal-scorer Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) enjoyed the win as he scored for the third successive game: “Good vibes today!! Was good to be part of a team victory once again with a clean sheet.”
Ex-Liverpool boss Roy Evans (@Roy_Evo) points out that City’s result shows teams can never be underestimated in the cup: “Big scare for Man City but they got there in the end, you can’t take any game for granted! Now bout to watch the Blues on the box…”
Citizens skipper Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) is happy with the win: “Great way to come back against a solid Watford team. City 4 – 2 Watford #MCFC”
City hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) enjoyed scoring his treble: “We knew when to back while our rivals gave us an even fight. The goals? Always welcome to advance rounds! […] Thank you all for the messages! I’m happy about the hat trick and happy for this team. C’mon, City!”
Citizens defender Pablo Zabaleta (@pablo_zabaleta) praises City’s spirit after half-time: “A wonderful fightback in the second half to reach the next round. Well done boys!!!”
Cardiff City’s match-winner Fraizer Campbell (@FraizerCampbell) is thrilled to be in the fifth-round draw: “Into the next round of the cup! Well done boys! #Bluebirds”
Wigan goalkeeper Mike Pollitt (@MikePollitt12) is hoping for another home draw: “Great result for the boys today,home draw for the 5th round would be nice!”
Hull City midfielder David Meyler (@DavidMeyler7) pays tribute to the travelling Tigers: “Good to be in the next round of the draw. Great support from the fans!”
Southampton defender Luke Shaw (@LukeShaw3) revels in his 50th Saints appearance: “Happy to make my 50th appearance today for Southampton! Thank you every one for your messages!”
Everton midfielder Darron Gibson (@D_gibson4) is concerned for his team-mate: “Really feel for Brian there, looked like a bad one! :(”
Toffees youngster Ross Barkley (@RBarkley20) wishes Bryan Oviedo all the best after his suspected leg break: “Devastated for @Bryan_Oviedo get well soon lad!”