Liverpool 2 Manchester City 1 player ratings: Philippe Coutinho? Jordan Henderson? David Silva? Who was the star man?

Liverpool won thanks to two stunning goals

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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 another impressive display by curling in a superb shot from 25 meters in the 75th minute.

Captain Jordan Henderson scored a similar goal to put Liverpool ahead in the 11th and although Edin Dzeko equalized in the 25th after a slick move, City was sluggish in a match they needed to win to keep the pressure on Chelsea.

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City stayed five points behind Chelsea but has played a game more. Chelsea was playing in the League Cup final later Sunday.

Liverpool climbed above Southampton to fifth.