Liverpool, Manchester City Fuel Growing Rivalry At Yankee Stadium

Don’t tell New York City that it’s only preseason. The Big Apple demands a performance, and the Premier League’s leading lights didn’t disappoint. Liverpool and Manchester City played to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, and the Reds ultimately prevailed by winning the penalty-kick shootout 3-1. Liverpool and Manchester City were the top two finishers in the...
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Liverpool Defeat Manchester City 3-1 on Penalties in Guinness International Champion’s Cup

photo credit: kevinzim via photopin cc Defending Barclay’s Premier League champions Manchester City took on last season’s runner-up Liverpool in the Guinness International Champions Cup at Yankee stadium in New York. Liverpool created chances quickly in the opening few minutes after some great combination play between Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge. It was Manchester...
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Liverpool Midfielder Adam Lallana Suffers Injury, Will Miss Start Of Season

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana’s career at Anfield isn’t off to a good start. According to the club’s official website, he “sustained a knock to his lateral collateral ligament during a session at the Reds’ Harvard University training base in Boston.” There is no expected date for when Lallana will be able to return to the playing field, and he won’t be ready for...
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Vincent Kompany’s Error Allows Philippe Coutinho To Score Winner (GIF)

Vincent Kompany betrayed his reputation as the Premier League’s top defender when he made a high-profile error in Manchester City’s 3-2 defeat against Liverpool on Sunday. The game was tied at 2-2 in the 78th minute, when Manchester City defender Gael Clichy headed a throw-in backwards toward Kompany. The Manchester City captain tried to boot it upfield but missed, setting up...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Coutinho dreaming of Premier League title

Philippe Coutinho is confident Liverpool will move a step closer to Premier League glory with victory over Manchester City on […]
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool Must Reproduce Best Performances During Run-In

Philippe Coutinho insists Liverpool’s recent Anfield displays against Everton and Arsenal have set the benchmark for the team to try and emulate over the remainder of the campaign, as it tries to secure a successful finale to 2013-14. The Reds swept both the Blues and the Gunners aside in their last two games on home soil, winning 4-0 and 5-1 respectively, to bolster their push...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodgers lauds ´wonderful´ Coutinho

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has labelled Philippe Coutinho a “wonderful talent” ahead of his side’s FA Cup trip to Arsenal […]
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

This weekend’s talking points in the Barclays Premier League

There’s only one place to start this week….. Five star Liverpool trash sorry Arsenal Many fans were expecting an evenly matched game top of the league Arsenal made the long trip to Champions League challengers Liverpool. Evenly matched it certainly was not. Martin Skrtel headed Liverpool into the lead in the first minute of the game and the defender added a second on the 10 minute...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pellegrini says victory crucial

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini felt his side beat the best team in the Premier League as they bolstered their title credentials with victory over Liverpool. City came from behind to knock the Reds off top spot and climb to second with a 2-1 success at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day. Captain Vincent Kompany and Alvaro Negredo both netted before the interval after Philippe...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Premier League: Six things we learned on Boxing day

The busy Premier League Christmas period continues with every side in action on Boxing day. Mignolet messes up as City silence Suarez The days late kick off between Manchester CIty and Liverpool at the Etihad was always billed to be the day’s main event. With the other action concluded all eyes turned to Manchester for a heavyweight battle between two teams with title potential...
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho’s Goal Not Enough, As Liverpool Suffers Defeat at Manchester City

Liverpool could consider itself unfortunate not to have taken something from a pulsating contest, as it went down to a narrow 2-1 defeat at Manchester City on Boxing Day. The Reds went into a 25th-minute lead when Philippe Coutinho slotted into an empty net from close range after Raheem Sterling had rounded Joe Hart, but City drew level quickly through Vincent Kompany‘s header...
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tottenham 0-5 Liverpool: Rogers’ side make light work of Spurs

Associated Press Luis Suarez scored twice in Liverpool’s 0-5 victory away at Tottenham Hotspur.  The Reds were dominant on the day, especially after the sending off of Paulinho to take Spurs down to ten men. Paulinho was shown a red for a dangerously high challenge on Suarez where his foot connected with the Uruguayan’s chest. Liverpool was already handling Tottenham on all...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sandro Compares Philippe Coutinho to Ronaldinho, Says Liverpool Playmaker’s Passing Is Unpredictable

In three days’ time, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro expects to be in direct opposition to a player he feels comfortable in comparing to Brazilian playmaker Ronaldinho – Philippe Coutinho. The compatriots will go head-to-head when Liverpool travel to North London on Sunday for a heavyweight Barclays Premier League clash, with the Reds searching for a third straight win....
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers Says Philippe Coutinho Plays With Joy of ‘Street Kid,’ Delivers Man’s Performances

Brendan Rodgers is so determined to see Philippe Coutinho express his talent at the FIFA World Cup next summer that the Liverpool boss is regularly reporting about the No. 10′s talent to the Brazil manager. The playmaker has consistently delighted and surprised Kopites with his outstanding passing and creativity since joining the Reds from Inter Milan in January of this year. Despite...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodgers endorses Coutinho´s World Cup chances

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Philippe Coutinho’s form could earn him a spot in Brazil’s FIFA World Cup squad. The […]
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Sturridge To Miss 6-8 Weeks, Liverpool’s Festive Period Due to Sprained Ankle

Brendan Rodgers offered an update on the fitness of Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho following Liverpool’s 3-1 defeat at Hull City — and confirmed Kolo Toure also picked up a knock at the KC Stadium. Sturridge is likely to be out of action until mid-January after rolling his ankle in training on Friday and consequently missing the trip to Humberside. Meanwhile, the Reds...
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Six things we learned this week in the Barclays Premier League

Jesus Navas celebrates his goal after 14 seconds against Spurs. Nothing beats derby day as Lukaku, Suarez and Sturridge shine on It is very rare that a local derby in the Premier League is a disappointing occasion and this Saturday’s early kick off was no exception. Liverpool made the very short trip to Goodison Park to face local rivals Everton in a fixture that divides Merseyside...
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Coutinho ´didn´t think twice´ about Liverpool move

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho says he does not regret his move to the Premier League after a troubled stint at […]
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodgers: Coutinho crucial to plans

Brendan Rodgers says Philippe Coutinho is a 'wonderful player' who is crucial to Liverpool 's plans heading forward. The diminutive Brazilian playmaker has been a revelation at Anfield following his January arrival from Inter Milan . He hit the ground running last term, making light of a change in scenery and a change in pace from Serie A to the Premier League . So...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Coutinho nears Liverpool comeback

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is closing in on a return to first-team action following his shoulder operation last month. The Brazilian has been absent since the 2-2 draw at Swansea on September 16 but he could be back in the squad for the trip to Arsenal next weekend. "Philippe might just be short for this weekend," said Reds manager Brendan Rodgers ahead of...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho Eager to Return to Action, Says Shoulder Surgery Was ‘Success’

Philippe Coutinho is eager to shake off his injury setback as soon as possible and pull on a Liverpool shirt again. The midfielder was forced off the field in the 2-2 draw against Swansea on September 16 with a shoulder complaint, and needed surgery to rectify the damage. Coutinho has labeled the operation a “success,” but revealed his disappointment at the timing of the injury...
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Coutinho hopes for speedy return

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho says his shoulder surgery was a 'success' and he hopes to be back playing soon. Coutinho was injured earlier this month against Swansea and needed an operation to stabilize the injury. The Brazilian has started the season in superb form and Liverpool looked in need of his creativity at the weekend - after they lost 1-0 at home to Southampton...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Coutinho out until October

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho needs an operation on his shoulder injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of October. The Brazilian was replaced by Iago Aspas after 55 minutes of Monday night's 2-2 draw at Swansea after falling awkwardly following a challenge from Ashley Williams. The 21-year-old was seen leaving the stadium with his arm in a sling after...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho to Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Expected to Miss Six Weeks of Action

Liverpool has confirmed Philippe Coutinho will undergo a procedure on the shoulder injury he sustained in Monday evening’s 2-2 draw with Swansea City. The Brazilian was forced from the field during the second half of the contest at the Liberty Stadium following a challenge with Ashley Williams. After being assessed by the Reds medical staff, it’s been decided that Coutinho will...
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho out for 6 weeks

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho out for 6 weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLiverpool have suffered a huge blow today as young Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho will undergo a procedure on shoulder injury that would keep him out of action, until October, the club has confirmed. The youngster suffered an injury during Liverpool’s 2-2 draw against Swansea City in...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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