- Reds back to UCL
- Coutinho w/ beauty (VIDEO)
- Boro down to Championship
The Reds finish fourth, a point ahead of Liverpool. Middlesbrough closes out the year in 19th, heading to the Championship off a 28-point season.
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Nathaniel Clyne nearly completed an acrobatic attempt to put Liverpool up early, but his flying shot was wide of the frame.
Boro was stubborn, but failed to make it to the break unscathed thanks Wijnaldum’s high arrow to the left of Guzan and inside the near post.
Coutinho went up 2-0 just after the break, sinking the hopes of Arsenal with an exquisite free kick. Standing yards outside the 18, the Brazilian put a wicked curl on his offering to leave Guzan flying through the air without any hope of finding the orb.
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