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Coutinho: Firmino can make a difference for Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho has revealed his excitement at linking up with new Liverpool signing Firmino and has backed his Brazil team-mate to help the Reds challenge for trophies. The former Hoffenheim forward became the Anfield club's fifth signing of the summer on Wednesday and Coutinho feels that the acquisition of his fellow Brazilian is something for the supporters to be excited about...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil vs. Paraguay: Copa America quarter-final preview and TV times

Four years on from their elimination at the hands of Paraguay in the 2011 Copa America, Brazil have the opportunity to exact some revenge. But there are some stark similarities between each team in 2015 as they bid to book a place in the semi-finals. Again, as was the case four years ago, Paraguay have been determined and diligent in their play. While Brazil, on the back of a disappointing...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool Transfer: £29m Bundesliga star can be a massive hit

Liverpool Transfer: £29m Bundesliga star can be a massive hit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool completed the £29m signing of Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim earlier this week. The 23 year old Brazilian is set to undergo his medical after Copa America and finalise his move to Merseyside. The charismatic Brazilian has been turning heads around Europe for the last...
Via Soccerlens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Willian believes Firmino has 'everything' to succeed at Liverpool

Liverpool new boy Roberto Firmino has everything required to be a success in the Premier League, according to his Brazil teammate Willian. Firmino completed his transfer to Liverpool from Hoffenheim on Wednesday, in the process becoming the club's second most expensive signing in their history. Chelsea forward Willian, who set up Firmino's goal against Venezuela in the Copa America...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldinho: Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho To Create Midfield Magic At LFC

Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho both are young, gifted and Brazilian. Their countryman Ronaldinho thinks they can form an eye-popping partnership at Liverpool. Ronaldinho said Wednesday said the presence of Firmino and Coutinho, both 23, will make Liverpool’s midfield one of the “most exciting” in all of the soccer world, according to The Mirror...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil defeat Mexico in international friendly prior Copa America

Brazil recorded a ninth consecutive victory since the World Cup with a 2-0 friendly success over Mexico in Sao Paulo. Since the side's World Cup on home soil ended in humiliating defeats to Germany and Netherlands last year, Brazil - under the leadership of Dunga for a second time following Luiz Felipe Scolari's departure - has won every game, conceding just two goals in the process...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil beats Mexico 2-0 in warmup for Copa America

SAO PAULO (AP) Philippe Coutinho and Diego Tardelli scored a goal each in the first half to give Brazil a 2-0 win over Mexico in a warmup for the Copa America on Sunday. It was Brazil's first match at home since its disappointing World Cup elimination last year, and the second-to-last before it travels to Chile for the South American tournament. Dunga's team will play at home again...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho Cherishes Teammates’, Fans’ Approval, LFC Players’ Awards Haul

Philippe Coutinho’s soccer talent undoubtedly has earned him prizes in the past, but few are as meaningful as those he won this week at the Echo Arena. Coutinho told LiverpoolFC.com on Wednesday the four honors he won the previous night at the Liverpool Players’ Awards ceremony are special to him because they come from those who watch him closest....
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho Named LFC Player Of The Year By Fans, Teammates (Video)

Liverpool fans and players agree: Philippe Coutinho was the Reds’ outstanding performer in 2014-15. Coutinho won Liverpool’s Fans’ and Players’ Player of the Year Awards at the 2015 Players’ Awards ceremony at the Echo Arena on Tuesday, according to the club website. Coutinho claimed the major honors in recognition for a fine season in which he scored eight goals and assisted...
Via NESN.com
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunga’s 23-man Brazil Squad: Chelsea star Out, Coutinho included

Dunga’s 23-man Brazil Squad: Chelsea star Out, Coutinho included - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Brazil manager Dunga has announced the 23-man squad for next month’s Copa America that features four Premier League players.  Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho has retained his place, but Chelsea midfielder Oscar misses out through injury. Oscar’s club team-mates Felipe...
Via Soccerlens
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Goals of the Week 5/5/2015

5. Philippe Coutinho vs QPR Coutinho just can’t stop scoring nice goals. It’s almost like he’s allergic to easy ones. Coutinho receives the ball from a well-weighted pass from Rickie Lambert and curls it into the net. 4. Alexis Sanchez vs Hull The fact that it takes a slight deflection doesn’t matter too much, since it doesn’t alter the path of the ball much. This is a...
Via Bloguin Best
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Goals of the Week 5/5/2015

5. Philippe Coutinho vs QPR Coutinho just can’t stop scoring nice goals. It’s almost like he’s allergic to easy ones. Coutinho receives the ball from a well-weighted pass from Rickie Lambert and curls it into the net. 4. Alexis Sanchez vs Hull The fact that it takes a slight deflection doesn’t matter too much, since it doesn’t alter the path of the ball much. This is a...
Via 32 Flags
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eden Hazard Wins PFA Player Of The Year Award; Harry Kane Best Young Player

Eden Hazard has ascended to English soccer’s highest echelon. The Professional Footballers’ Association named Hazard its Player of the Year on Sunday, recognizing the Chelsea star for his excellent 2014-15 season. Hazard scooped the award — one of English soccer’s two most prestigious individual honors — at a ceremony in London. Huge congratulations to @ChelseaFC’s ...
Via NESN.com
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LFC’s Philippe Coutinho Voted To 2014-15 PFA Team Of Season (Photo)

Liverpool fans have enjoyed Philippe Coutinho’s performances for most of the 2014-15 season. Coutinho’s peers also have recognized his good campaign. Coutinho was named to the Professional Footballers’ Association “Team of the Season” for 2014-15 Sunday at an awards ceremony in London. Coutinho earned his place on the all-league team by vote of the players’ union. PHOTO...
Via NESN.com
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers: We just were nowhere near our level

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits Aston Villa deserved to win Sunday's FA Cup semi-final. Philippe Coutinho gave the Reds the lead in the 30th minute of the game but Villa bounced back straight away with Christian Benteke restoring parity six minutes later. And it was Fabian Delph who scored the winner with the Northern Irishman […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alarming lack of quality defenders in the Premier League

Alarming lack of quality defenders in the Premier League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Six players – Diego Costa, Philippe Coutinho, David De Gea, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane and Alexis Sanchez – are nominated for this year’s PFA Player of the Year award. It is indeed heartening to see two goalkeepers – Thibaut Courtois and De Gea – were included on the six-man shortlist...
Via Soccerlens
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Raheem Sterling Wants Liverpool Fans To Make Song, Chant For Him

Raheem Sterling is jealous of teammates Philippe Coutinho and Steven Gerrard. Sterling told the Times of London Magazine on Sunday he wants Liverpool fans to make up a song or chant in his honor, according to Sky Sports. Sterling enjoys hearing songs dedicated to Gerrard and Coutinho during games at Anfield and he wants Kopites to give him the musical treatment too. “Of course...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho takes Liverpool to Wembley

Philippe Coutinho takes Liverpool to Wembley - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool are off to Wembley after registering a hard earned 1-0 victory against Blackburn at Ewood Park in the FA Cup sixth-round replay on Wednesday.  Phillipe Coutinho’s second half strike proved to be the difference between the two sides and the Reds will now face Aston Villa in the semi-final...
Via Soccerlens
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Coutinho joins Henderson, Sterling, Wilshere on Manchester City radar

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Italian giants AC Milan are plotting a summer move for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, 24, who is also attracting interest from Bundesliga side Wolfsburg. Manchester United are eyeing a summer move...
Via Fox Sports
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Blackburn Verdict: Philippe Coutinho, Reds Crack Rovers’ Code In Win

Liverpool breathed new life into its 2014-15 campaign by solving the surprisingly difficult puzzle Blackburn Rovers proved itself to be. Philippe Coutinho scored the only goal in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Blackburn in a FA Cup quarterfinal replay Wednesday at Ewood Park. Liverpool booked an April 19 trip to Wembley Stadium and a semifinal game against...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho Arrows LFC Past Blackburn Into FA Cup Semis (Video)

Philippe Coutinho’s latest magic trick might have saved Liverpool’s season. Coutinho scored a well-taken goal Wednesday in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup quarterfinals. Coutinho cracked Blackburn’s code at the right time, as Liverpool avoided an upset and booked a trip to Wembley Stadium where it will take on Aston Villa in the semifinals on April...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Arsenal Verdict: Reds’ Top-Four Hopes Fade In Crushing Loss

Liverpool ignited last season’s title charge by hammering Arsenal in February 2014 at Anfield. The Gunners gained a measure of revenge by inflicting a heavy defeat on the Reds nearly 14 months later. Liverpool lost to Arsenal by a score of 4-1 Saturday at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League. The setback dents the Reds’ hopes for finishing in...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Chelsea players in top 10; Sanchez, Coutinho & Rooney in top 20

Three Chelsea players in top 10; Sanchez, Coutinho & Rooney in top 20 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com We have the latest Premier League rankings after Round 30 of the Barclays Premier League. The last weekend saw Chelsea earning a pulsating 3-2 victory over Hull City, where Diego Costa scored for the Blues. The Spain international after going seven matches without scoring...
Via Soccerlens
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea duo in top 3, Sanchez, Rooney & Coutinho in top 20

Chelsea duo in top 3, Sanchez, Rooney & Coutinho in top 20 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea maintained their lead at the top after beating West Ham 1-0 in the round 27 of the Barclays Premier League. Eden Hazard scored the winner for the Blues, and a result the Belgian international has further distanced himself at the top in the EA Sports Player performance rankings...
Via Soccerlens
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool moving up in the standings defeating Man City

A match that both teams were highly looking forward too, both Liverpool and Manchester City were anxious to take the feel after their last meeting in April. Manchester City was ready to redeem themselves against Liverpool, and show why they are in second place of the English Premier League. Liverpool, on the other hand, was content on making this game meeting the same as the last...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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