Photo: Alberto Moreno sends message to Philippe Coutinho after Liverpool wonder goal

Alberto Moreno hails Philippe Coutinho after his Liverpool wonder goal at Southampton on Sunday

Alberto Moreno hailed Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian’s brilliant goal in Liverpool’s 3-2 defeat by Southampton on Sunday afternoon.

The South American scored Liverpool’s goal of the season at St Mary’s last term after a brilliant long-range strike against Ronald Koeman’s side.

Coutinho emulated his effort on Sunday as the former Inter Milan midfielder picked up the ball and beat two players before he guided a low finish past Fraser Forster from outside Southampton’s area.

Daniel Sturridge doubled Liverpool’s advantage before Simon Mignolet saved Sadio Mane’s penalty in the second half.

However, the Saints completed a memorable comeback after Sadio Mane and Graziano Pelle levelled the game at 2-2 before the Senegal international netted a winner four minutes from time.

Moreno, who wasn’t part of Jurgen Klopp’s match-day squad, sent a message to Coutinho via his Instagram account.

Moreno wrote: “Come on guys💪🏻💪🏻🔴🔴”

Coutinho scored Liverpool’s goal in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United in the second leg of their Europa League last-16 clash on Thursday night.

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The Brazilian moved to Liverpool in an £8m deal from Inter Milan in January 2013 under former manager Brendan Rodgers.

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