Liverpool Earns 2-0 Win Over Sunderland But Loses Philippe Coutinho To Injury

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Divock Origi and James Milner struck late to earn Liverpool a fully-deserved 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday.

Belgian striker Origi came on as a first-half substitute for Philippe Coutinho, who was forced off with an apparent ankle injury, and his first Premier League goal of the season 15 minutes from time finally gave the Reds the lead in a game they dominated throughout.

Milner then stepped up to seal the points from the penalty spot in injury time after Didier Ndong fouled Sadio Mane in the area.

The win means Jurgen Klopp’s side reclaims the top spot in the table from Manchester City, with Chelsea playing Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s late kickoff.

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