Coutinho hits late winner for Liverpool

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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Philippe Coutinho scored a late winner against Manchester City at Anfield for the second straight season as Liverpool won 2-1 on Sunday to dent the champions' chances of hauling in Premier League leader Chelsea.

The in-form Brazilian playmaker capped his latest impressive display by curling in a 25-meter shot in the 75th minute, adding another long-distance strike to his repertoire of recent stunning goals.

"He's a joy to watch," Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said of the 22-year-old Coutinho, one of the league's best players in 2015. "He's a kid who has so much ahead of him. A sensational footballer, and now he's starting to add the goals to mirror that quality."

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