Philippe Coutinho scored an incredible free-kick as Liverpool defeated Leicester City 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Brazilian spent much of the summer waiting to make a potential move to Barcelona but the Reds rejected all of the Catalan giants’ bids for their star player.
And Coutinho got off the mark for the season with a special effort to put the Merseysiders 2-0 up in the first half. Wilfred Ndidi brought down Alberto Moreno in a dangerous position and Coutinho lifted the free-kick into the top corner from 25 yards out.
• • • •
Coutinho is back!!!!! pic.twitter.com/arD59k0Fjw
— 1892 (@_1892__) September 23, 2017
• • • •
Before scoring his peach of a free-kick, the Brazil international crossed for Mohamed Salah to put Liverpool ahead after only 15 minutes.
Shinji Okazaki scored a controversial goal before the interval to reduce the arrears for the Foxes, however captain Jordan Henderson restored the Reds’ two-goal lead with just over 20 minutes to go.
The result looked safe, but Jamie Vardy had other ideas – scoring almost immediately and winning a penalty on 73 minutes.
The subsequent penalty was missed by Vardy and Jurgen Klopp’s side held on to take a valuable victory and halt a four-match winless run in all competitions.
Who thought this was a good idea?!
In fact, we all love Santi.
Featuring an Illuminati conspiracy theorist.
Chelsea’s unsung hero.
Some might be surprised by Owen’s forthrightness.
Bad news if your team has Spurs this Christmas.
What’s the point of an iPad if you have an iPhone?
Not everyone enjoys visiting football stadiums.
One player has managed an impressive 10 own goals.
Impressive stuff from the young man.