Liverpool rallied late on to defeat a stubborn Sunderland and return to the top of the Premier League, albeit for a few hours, though the victory was marred by a potentially serious injury to Philippe Coutinho.
The Reds squandered a host of opportunities, with Sunderland offering little attacking threat, and failed to capitalise on nearly 80% possession in the first half.
Coutinho, arguably Liverpool’s player of the season so far, was stretchered off just after the half-hour mark, clutching his ankle following a challenge from Didier N’dong.
As the home crowd grew frustrated, Divock Origi finally broke the deadlock with an apparent cross-cum-shot before James Milner wrapped up the three points from the spot after Ndong had brought down Sadio Mane.
Who did you think was Liverpool’s best player?
You’ll be shown two players below, just pick who you think had the better game and we’ll go ‘Winner-Stays-On’ style until the end: