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Last gasp Gerrard penalty secures win for Reds

A 90th minute penalty from captain Steven Gerrard secured all three points for Liverpool against bottom-of-the-table Fulham at Craven Cottage yesterday evening.

A catastrophic own goal from Kolo Toure put Rene Meulensteen’s men in front on eight minutes, only for Daniel Sturridge to draw the Reds level four minutes before half time with his nineteenth goal of the season.

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Liverpool slip to fourth after Etihad defeat

Liverpool’s winning run ended at the hands of Manchester City, who secured a 2-1 win over the Reds at the Etihad Stadium yesterday afternoon.

Philippe Coutinho put Brendan Rodgers’ men in front of 24 minutes; only for City captain Vincent Kompany to draw the hosts level seven minutes later.

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Coutinho pushing for starting berth

Liverpool could welcome Philippe Coutinho back to their starting line-up for this evening’s visit of Norwich City.

The Brazilian international played the last twenty-five minutes of Sunday afternoon’s shock defeat to Hull City, and could take Raheem Sterling’s place in midfield.

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Sturridge rescues point in classic derby

An 89th minute equaliser from substitute Daniel Sturridge rescued a point for Liverpool in a thrilling 221st Merseyside derby at Goodison Park in Saturday’s early kick-off in the Premier League.

Philippe Coutino put the visitors ahead on five minutes before Kevin Mirallas drew Everton level just three minutes later.

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Eriksson admits he’ll never achieve Anfield dream

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has accepted that he will never fulfill his lifelong ambition of managing Liverpool, according to the Mirror.

The 65 year old, who says that he and his father were big Reds fans, was always keen on taking the job at Anfield and that he would also consider becoming manager of England again if given the chance as it is ‘probably the biggest job in the world’.

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Coutinho praises strike pair

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has heaped praise on Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge while discussing the Reds ‘excellent’ team, Sky Sports understands.

Suarez joined Sturridge on eight top-flight goals so far this season with his brace against Fulham at the weekend and the pair currently lead the Premier League scoring chart along with Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero.

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Johnson back for Fulham clash

Glen Johnson is available for tomorrow afternoon’s visit of Fulham after recovering from the jaw infection that kept him out of last weekend’s defeat to league leaders Arsenal.

Fellow full-back Jose Enrique is also set to return after missing the past month with a knee injury.

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Coutinho back for Arsenal trip

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Philippe Coutinho will be fit for Liverpool’s clash with Arsenal this weekend.

The Brazil international has been out of action for the past six weeks with a shoulder, but will return for the match at the Emirates, where three points will see the Reds move ahead of Arsene Wenger’s men.

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Lucas back for West Brom clash

Lucas Leiva is set to return to the Liverpool line-up for tomorrow’s clash with West Bromwich Albion after missing last weekend’s 2-2 draw with Newcastle United to attend the birth of his daughter.

Jose Enrique is likely to miss out as he struggles to shake off a knee injury, while the game also comes too soon for Philippe Coutinho, who could return for next weekend’s top of the table clash with Arsenal.

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Trio back for trip to Newcastle

Liverpool could welcome back Glen Johnson, Aly Cissokho and Joe Allen for tomorrow’s trip to Newcastle United.

Lucas returns after suspension though the game has come too soon for fellow Brazil international Philippe Coutinho.

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