Twitter reacted with anguish and a healthy dose of trolling as Arsenal, who somehow managed to qualify for the last 16, drew Barcelona, arguably the most dominant team in the competition so far, in the UEFA Champions League round of 16.
Check out the best tweets below.
From the very beginning the last thing that Arsenal wanted was to draw FC Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16…
Are you afraid to meet Barcelona ? Arsenal fan: https://t.co/Ge6BMrY4HE
a WePlayFIFA (@WePIayFIFA) December 11, 2015
And fans did not react well to the news that what they dreaded had finally happened..
seems like arsenal gets barcelona/bayern munich every year lmao
a chloe (@ohrooney) December 14, 2015
UEFA is a joke. How can you repeatedly decide to make Arsenal Barcelona’s training club. Mtcheew ?Y? ?Y? ?Y? ?Y? a Veronica Commey (@VeronicaCommey) December 14, 2015
Even if Arsenal win at home . Will they finish the job at camp nou ?
a CHO (@Chidubem__O) December 14, 2015
Arsenal can win at home though, but the training they’ll give them in Camp Nou will make that one meaningless. a Clyde (@Louxs_) December 14, 2015
a Neo De Jenero (@NeoDeJenero) December 14, 2015
And it wasn’t soon before the trolls started coming in.
a Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) December 14, 2015
a Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) December 14, 2015