PHILIPPE COUTINHO

  • Philippe Coutinho's curler earns Liverpool 2-1 win over Manchester City March 1, 2015

    Liverpool: Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday to deliver a thumping blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations. Henderson, who passed a late fitness test to feature in the match, bent in an...
  • Coutinho, Sterling score as Liverpool beat Southampton 2-0 in Premier League February 23, 2015

    A goal in each half from Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling gave Liverpool a hard fought 2-0 win over Southampton at St. Mary's in the Premier League on Sunday. Coutinho collected a pass 25 yards out before curling a tremendous strike beyond the reach of outstretched Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster in...
  • Philippe Coutinho can be biggest star in England, says Neymar February 6, 2015

    London: Brazil captain Neymar has tipped Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho to become the biggest star in England after some eye-catching displays in the Premier League. The fleet-footed Coutinho has played an important part in Liverpool's resurgence in recent weeks, with the Brazilian adding greater consistency to his burgeoning bag of tricks. Barcelona...
  • Liverpool come from behind to beat Bolton 2-1 in FA Cup February 5, 2015

    Bolton: Philippe Coutinho struck a stoppage-time winner for Liverpool as they beat Bolton 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round replay on Wednesday. Last season's Premier League runners-up were on the verge of exiting the competition after Eidur Gudjohnsen converted a second-half penalty in the 59th minute. However, Raheem Sterling struck in...
  • Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho agrees to five-year contract February 3, 2015

    London: Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has committed his future to Liverpool after agreeing a double-your-money pay rise to almost 70,000 pounds a week in a five-year contract that will keep him at the English club for what should be the best years of his career. The 22-year-old Brazilian international has taken some...
  • Liverpool crush Spurs 4-0 to go top of Premier League March 30, 2014

    England: Liverpool took advantage of an inept defensive display by Tottenham to cruise to a 4-0 win at Anfield on Sunday and return to the top of the Premier League for the first time since December. An eighth straight win for Liverpool was never seriously in doubt from the moment Luis...
  • Philippe Coutinho in line for Liverpool return October 31, 2013

    Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is in line for a return to action for his side's top of the table clash against Premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday. The 21yearold Brazilian needed surgery on his shoulder following a challenge with Swansea City's Ashley Williams in midSeptember. "He's been given the all clear by...
  • Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho needs surgery, out for six weeks September 18, 2013

    Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been ruled out until late October after injuring his shoulder in their 2-2 draw at Swansea City in the Premier League on Monday. Liverpool said the 21-year-old will require surgery following the injury that forced him off in the second half after a challenge by...
  • Coutinho scores on first start as Liverpool thrash Swansea 50 February 17, 2013

    London: Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho scored on his first start for Liverpool who leapfrogged Swansea City into seventh place in the Premier League by crushing the belowstrength Welsh side 50 at Anfield on Sunday. Swansea manager Michael Laudrup rested a host of regular starters with next weekend's Capital One (League) Cup...