Brazil edge towards World Cup knockouts after Costa Rica late show
Philippe Coutinho and Neymar broke down dogged Costa Rica in injury time on Friday, sealing a 2-0 win for Brazil that propels the five-time champions towards the World Cup last 16.
Brazil, Germany take centre stage in today’s fixtures
Brazil will be eager to bounce back in their first game against Switzerland after their dismal outing at the last World Cup, which they hosted.
'Special moment' as Coutinho opens Barcelona account in Cup win
Philippe Coutinho came off the bench to score his first goal for Barcelona in a 2-0 win at Valencia on Thursday that saw his new club ease into another Copa del Rey final.
Money destroying Europe’s ‘big five leagues’
Competition in Europe’s biggest leagues is being “destroyed” by clubs who have “huge financial power”, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
Barcelona through to Cup semis as Coutinho makes debut
Lionel Messi scored what proved to be the winner as Barcelona beat Espanyol 2-0 to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals on Thursday in a game that saw Philippe Coutinho make his long-awaited debut.
Liverpool couldn't stop Coutinho exit - Klopp
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted Friday he had no option but to allow Philippe Coutinho to join Barcelona, refusing to rule out an exit for striker Daniel Sturridge during the January transfer window.
Reunions and introductions for Coutinho at Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho met his new Barcelona team-mates for the first time on Tuesday following the completion of his 160 million-euro ($192 million) move to the Camp Nou.
Joining Barcelona is a dream come true, says Coutinho
Philippe Coutinho had his medical at Barcelona yesterday as his £145m transfer from Liverpool came to a completion.The Brazilian midfielder described his move - the second most expensive in football history - as a ‘dream come true’.