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Twitter reacts to Old Firm Derby, Premier League clashes and Eggington KO of Gavin

Lee Gormley | 24 October 2016

Twitter reacts to sporting weekend

There was plenty of sporting drama to take place over the course of the weekend, including the latest Premier League fixtures and Old Firm derby from the Sottish League Cup, all of which caused much interesting and amusing reaction online.

So, following the action from football to boxing, Coral cast our eye over the best Twitter reaction to these events…

Old Firm derby

It was another Old Firm derby day in Glasgow, this time in the Scottish League Cup…

Gers looked to have been awarded a penalty early on but, after some confusion surrounding the situation, it was eventually ruled out…

McKay though he’d won a spot-kick but instead was booked for diving…

Scott Sinclair came close to netting a great free-kick…

With the game having been very tight, it took a late Moussa Dembele strike to edge a Celtic 1-0 win…

Weekend Premier League results

Liverpool earned a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion to boost their credentials as Premier League title contenders, with goals from Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho securing success…

Brazilian attacker Coutinho was the star of the show with a Man of the Match performance…

Jurgen Klopp produced another enjoyable post-match interview…

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have come under pressure, with the backline having been stuttering of late and it was a shocking John Stones error that led to Southampton’s opener in the eventual 1-1 result…

Stones thought he had equalised straight away but his goal was bizarrely ruled out…

The Sky Blues did get a goal back through substitute Kelechi Iheanacho in the second-half, an inspired switch from Guardiola after the striker replaced Kevin De Bruyne…

City’s form continues to stutter as Guardiola suffered another setback…

Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge got off to the worst possible start as Manchester United conceded straight from the off, with Pedro pouncing…

Gary Cahill then swiftly made it double trouble…

Jose’s bus was in tatters…

It got even worse in the second-half too, as Eden Hazard continued his impressive form by firing in a third…

N’Golo Kante was made to look like Lionel Messi soon after by the Man Utd rearguard…

Eggington stops Gavin in Birmingham battle

In the battle for Birmingham bragging rights between Frankie Gavin and Sam Eggington, it was the latter fighter that prevailed with a knockout success in what was a thrilling bout on Saturday night

The epic match-up in the West Midlands brought plenty of admirers from the world of boxing…

Promoter Eddie Hearn saw the scrap as a Fight of the Year contender…

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