The big game of the day was meant to be the Capital One Cup final but Manchester United’s win over Arsenal with half a team still wearing nappies (or so many would have you believe) caught the imagination of the social media community as Twitter went into overdrive.
The Red Devils 3-2 win looks to have potentially ended the Gunners’ title hopes, put the Red Devils in with a chance of the top four and turned Louis van Gaal from a blithering buffoon into horny footballing pariah.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to an incredible spectacle:
The Man United managed was so shocked by proceedings that he hit the deck in dramatic fashion, even managing to make renowned show-off Mike Dean look drab:
What followed was a meme-fest that shows little sign of ending:
Away from the Dutch boss making a lovable fool of himself, Marcus Rashford had a pretty good day. He bagged another double along with an assist:
Then he did a post-match interview and the whole of football suddenly liked him even more:
Arsene Wenger got the usual flack as Arsenal once again showed they have an annoying habit of capitulating at the wrong moment:
It seems like the away jaunt to Barceloma could be even worse than first feared for the Frenchman: