Word on the Tweet: Chelsea players rejoice at FA Cup victory over Manchester United

The Blues booked a place in the final four of this season's competition courtesy of a narrow win over the league leaders at Stamford Bridge, which caused plenty of debate
Chelsea’s FA Cup quarter-final replay victory over Manchester United was the talk of Twitter, with Demba Ba, scorer of the winning goal, taking to the social network to revel in his stunning strike.

With a semi-final place against Manchester City now booked, several other members of Rafa Benitez’s side took to Twitter to express their joy at keeping alive their hopes of the retaining the trophy they won last season.

Elsewhere, Petr Cech’s wonderful save to deny Chicharito received plenty of praise, Nani’s poor display was defended by former Red Devils players and Gary Lineker raged against the news. All this in the latest offering of Goal.com’s Word on the Tweet

"What a game What a team What a performance and........ What a goal !!!!! Al hamdulilah :-)"
Never one to be tied down by false modesty, Chelsea striker Demba Ba (pictured right) praises his own strike, which proved to be the difference between the two sides

"Great game and result, the boys did good, another trip to wembley"
Blues left-back Ashley Cole, who hobbled off injured during the game at Stamford Bridge, has already set his sights on a remarkable eighth FA Cup winners medal.

"Well done Dembabinha ( tt dembabafoot ) ! Come on Chelsea"
Chelsea centre-back David Luiz clearly feels Demba Ba's goal had a touch of Brazilian flair about it.

"What a save Petr Cech. As good as you'll see that..."
Marseille midfielder Joey Barton praises the Czech goalkeeper's match-saving stop.

"I have just seen one of the best saves in a long time. What a stop by Cech. Unreal save off Hernandez"
Norwich full-back Elliott Bennett can't believe his eyes at Petr Cech's superb reaction save to deny the Mexico international.

"What a goal !!!!!!!! Great ball great finish"
QPR striker Jay Bothroyd sounds a touch jealous at the quality of service provided by Juan Mata for Demba Ba's winning goal. What do you mean Shaun Derry can't do the same? Nonsense.

"Ok I got the picture but @luisnani could change the game for us in a second but I know sometimes annoying if he plays like this!!"
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Saar doesn't hold back in his description of old team-mate Nani.

"Nani getting some stick on here-hes got the quality to score the winner and produce moment of brilliance even when not playing well"
Everton utility man Phil Neville lends Manchester United winger Nani (pictured left) his backing after coming in for some fierce criticism for his performance.

"Never have and never will understand why BBC News feels the need to give football results just before MOTD. Look away now.. ONE NIL"
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker vents his anger at the BBC for spoiling his fun and his show's relevance.

"Gym or football on the sofa??? Decisions, decisions..."
Swansea's revolutionary new fitness regime under Michael Laudrup is clearly having an impact on winger Wayne Routledge.