VIDEO: Liverpool’s Coutinho hits glittering strike to give Reds win over Stoke


After 85 minutes of relative filth, Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho rewarded those who stuck with it by delivering a thunderbolt from well outside the box to lift the Reds over Stoke City 1-0.

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The bit of magic from the little Brazilian was just what Brendan Rodgers needed after an otherwise dull performance. The match had been previously¬†devoid of creativity by either side, but last year’s Player of the Season for Liverpool came through at the end.