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Philippe Coutinho bags quality equaliser for Liverpool against Chelsea

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Philippe Coutinho showed Chelsea just why you can’t give him even a yard of space when he’s in and around the goal area, thumping an equaliser in for Liverpool on the stroke of half-time.

The Blues were leading from an early Ramires header and looked good value to be in front at the interval.

Coutinho to the rescue

However, Coutinho - the man many believed would have to be the Reds’ saviour this term - put paid to hopes Jose Mourinho might have had concerning a simple team talk at the break.

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The Brazilian received the ball on the edge of the area, swiveled neatly to beat his man and thumped a sumptuous left-footed strike past Asmir Begovic in the Chelsea goal.

Game changer

Up until that point, it’s fair to say Coutinho had been kept relatively quiet in midfield, with chances for Jurgen Klopp’s men few and far between.

What’s the saying? It only takes a second to change a game?

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