Saturday, 22 July 2017

Coutinho shines in Liverpool victory

Liverpool 2 Leicester City 1: Coutinho sparkles as Klopp's men succeed

Philippe Coutinho treated Liverpool fans in Hong Kong to an execution brimming with guarantee for the new season as the Reds beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Premier League Asia Trophy last.

Having conquered Crystal Palace 2-0 in their past session of the pre-season competition, Jurgen Klopp's side looked sharp and durable as they scored two first-half objectives following Islam Slimani's twelfth moment opener for Leicester.

Mohamed Salah consolidated with Coutinho to adjust and the Brazilian playmaker scored a radiant solo push to put Liverpool ahead before half-time.

With three weeks to go until the begin of the season, Klopp will have been satisfied to see his advances connecting up instinctively, with winger Salah gelling great with his new partners in the wake of joining from Roma in June.

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