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Twitter reacts: final day before and after

Frank Monkhouse | 22 May 2017

How social media captured the drama of it all

The race for a Premier League top-four finish, and Champions League football, dominated the thinking of fans everywhere on Sunday. There were plenty of fixtures across Europe on the day, but all eyes were firmly fixed on a thrilling conclusion to the English top-flight.

Just three points separated Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal going in to the afternoon, with a range of possibilities ahead. Who would finish third? Would there be a gripping Champions League play-off? Could Arsene Wenger really deliver the impossible, silencing his critics in the process?

Twitter was a hive of activity over the weekend, and we pick out our best Tweets concerning each of the three clubs involved. Before and after, we think these snippets capture the emotion of the day – the excitement before an hour and a half of drama, and the mood in the camps at full-time…..

Manchester City – before

Manchester City – after

Liverpool – before

Liverpool – after

Arsenal – before

Arsenal – after

Click for our build up to the FA Cup final