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‘On Cloud Nine’ – Twitter reacts to Leicester’s record-breaking win over Southampton

Leicester City caused quite a stir when they demolished 10-man Southampton by nine goals to nil on Friday Night Football.

The scoreline equalled the record for the biggest margin of victory in a Premier League fixture, matching Manchester United’s 9-0 win over Ipswich Town in 1995.

It was the most comprehensive win in the top flight since, well, last month when Manchester City monstered Watford at home, running out 8-0 winners.

Naturally enough, Twitter was abuzz with excitement, bewilderment and trolling of poor Southampton, who now sit in the relegation zone with a goal difference of -16, the joint worst alongside… Watford.

Just to put into context how historic Leicester City’s 9-0 win really was: 

It runs in the family. 

Sunderland enjoyed it, anyway. 



Seems accurate. 

Unwanted records are the best kind of record. 

In case it wasn’t already clear, that’s a paddlin’.

Rinse and repeat?

Send in the cliches. 

Saints aren’t sore after that, nah not at all. 

Imagine the boost this would’ve given to the novelty t-shirt industry. 

You can’t discount the Brendan Rodgers effect, of course. 

He has form in this department after all. 

Scottish Premiership > English Premier League.

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