How Twitter reacted to England’s win over Germany
The nation’s reaction to coming from 2-0 down to beat the reigning world champions 3-2 in a warmup game to a major tournament probably doesn’t need spelling out.
An impressive, fast-paced and organised performance saw Roy Hodgson’s men really raise expectation levels ahead of the European Championships in France this summer.
However, there were more social media reactions than just the “we’re gonna win the Euros” tweets that inevitably followed the win.
Here, Ladbrokes News bring you the best of them all in one handy place:
As the teams prepared to kick off, England’s new away strip – a mix of red, maroon and blue, came in for some stick
Can’t think of a worse England strip.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) March 26, 2016
England and Germany look like two unlicensed national teams on an old Pro Evolution.
— Jack Pitt-Brooke (@JackPittBrooke) March 26, 2016
Danny Rose lined up for his debut, becoming another Mauricio Pochettino disciple to progress to full international honours
Danny Rose starting vs. Germany will mean that 11 out of last 19 England debutants will have done so whilst managed by Mauricio Pochettino.
— Spurs Stat Man (@SpursStatMan) March 25, 2016
Despite their strong start, England went into the half-time break a goal, and goalkeeper, down
Some strike from Toni Kroos, vicious strike. Butland, who’d just sustained an injury, caught out. Off on stretcher, Forster on. 1-0 Germany
— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) March 26, 2016
Dele Alli, was enjoying a good game, a fact that didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter
Dele Alli the star of the show for England tonight. Looks very comfortable at this level. Looks like he’s relishing the company he’s in.
— Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt22) March 26, 2016
But Germany extended their lead through Mario Gomez
2 – Germany have scored with both of their shots on target so far v England. Clinical.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 26, 2016
Harry Kane’s superb finish kick-started the comeback and the Spurs man took to social media to express his delight
— Harry Kane (@HKane) March 26, 2016
Jamie Vardy came off the bench and back heeled the Three Lions level almost immediately
JAMIE VARDY IS HAVING A PARTY
— TheLADbible (@TheLadBible) March 26, 2016
England kept pushing for the win and Alli skied a golden chance towards the end, but with almost the last touch of the game his Spurs teammate Eric Dier thumped a header home from a corner. Alli congratulated him, sort of
— Dele Alli (@Dele_Alli) March 26, 2016
At the final whistle, the “we’re gonna win the Euros” hype machine went into overdrive
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