By Coral Barry
Chelsea managed to dispatch Crystal Palace with ease on Sunday with a 3-0 win and Twitter had plenty to say.
Diego Costa, Willian and Oscar were all on the scoresheet in the Premier League clash at Selhurst Park as Chelsea began 2016 with just their second away win of the season.
The social media site was awash with reaction to the surprise drubbing of the Eagles by Chelsea and was a mixture of jubilant Blues fans and relentlessly sarcastic non-Chelsea supporters.
Here are some of the best.
The old Chelsea was playing today. Clinical #CFC
— indykaila News (@indykaila) January 3, 2016
Even the always vocal and hard to impress Joey Barton was pleased by the display from Guus Hiddink’s men.
Typically though, the roar of Chelsea joy was peppered with some cruel reality checks.
WATCH OUT MID-TABLE OBSCURITY. HERE COMES CHELSEA
— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) January 3, 2016
The worry for Chelsea is, a few more performances like this & they could find themselves in a Europa League place come the end of the season
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) January 3, 2016
Chelsea have the chance to continue to set Twitter alight with a tricky FA Cup tie with Scunthorpe next week.