ᑕ❶ᑐ Best Football Tweets: Arsenal legends love life at the top
Arsenal continue to set the standard, Liverpool and Chelsea are reduced to tears and the Women’s Super League is in chaos.
It was like going back to the early 2000s with Arsenal and Manchester United on Sunday A five-goal thriller was fought out in north London there were branches at the top of the board.
It was an impressive display from the Gunners who proved why they deserve to be in contention for the Premier League title.
In the meantime, “Liverpool” – “Chelsea” it was a good cure for insomnia and WSL players demanded better from the authorities after games were canceled late.
All that and more is covered in this week’s roundup of some of the best tweets from the weekend’s football action.
1. Now that you are a Gunner, believe it
Eddie Nketiah’s 90th-minute winner against Manchester United moved Arsenal five points clear at the top of the table, with a game in hand on second-placed Manchester City.
The Gunners are in the driving seat as they chase their first Premier League trophy since 2004. It’s not just their fans who love it – Arsenal players past and present also celebrated the win in style.
Bukayo Saka, the author of Arsenal’s second goal, is becoming a real problem for United.
Meanwhile, nothing could dampen Mikel Arteta’s spirits after the final whistle.
2. Romeo challenges his family for his true love
No, it’s not for a Shakespeare play. We’re talking Romeo Beckham with old David at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday – and father and son shared their allegiance.
Romeo of course played in Arsenal’s youth list and recently made his debut for Brentford’s B team.
3. On the road
Arsenal and Manchester United have been reborn this season, but Liverpool v Chelsea has suddenly become the headline of the mid-table.
The two sides played out a goalless draw at Anfield on Saturday. The quality on display told the story of where both clubs currently sit – ninth and tenth ahead of the game.
It was a historic game for Jurgen Klopp, but perhaps not one he will remember fondly.
4. “You deserve better”
In the WSL, a weekend postponement due to inclement weather led players to demand better treatment of players and fans.
Chelsea’s game against Liverpool was at Kingsmeadow in Kingston upon Thames cancelled six minutes after kick-off.
The match was rescheduled for 12:30 GMT after an earlier pitch inspection.
Players from both clubs and the WSL expressed their disappointment at the way the situation was handled.
Elsewhere, Arsenal’s trip to Brighton was also postponed due to a frozen pitch on Sunday after an afternoon inspection.
Defender Lotte Vubben-Moy made a nice gesture to the away supporters.
5. Fix the bar
Fortunately, more than 5,000 fans were able to attend Sunday’s WSL game for the 10th time. Reading hosted Manchester United’s championship run.
United’s win moved them clear of Chelsea at the top of the league on goal difference, with Arsenal three points behind with a game in hand.
6. Thank them
After the transfer of Julian Alvarez last winter, “Manchester City” added another young Argentine to its team.
The 20-year-old midfielder has been described as “the next Frenkie de Jong”. It should go down like a cool drink on a hot day.
7. The magic number
Erling Haaland continues to break records.
On Sunday, the 22-year-old Norwegian striker He scored his fourth hat-trick in the Premier Leaguewhich puts him on par with Mohamed Salah. He played only 19 games in the league.
8. It is impossible to win for Toffee
“Everton” is experiencing a big problem. In the match called “El Sackico”, Jarrod Bowen scored twice to give West Ham their first Premier League win in three months.
Meanwhile, another loss means the Sweets drop to 19th after a 10-game winless run in all competitions.
It could be the final nail in the coffin for manager Frank Lampard, whose future at Goodison looks uncertain.
9. He is proud to wear a shirt
And finally, Bournemouth confirmed the signing last Thursday 20-year-old Lorient winger Dango Outtara.
It looks fresh.