Liverpool and Brazil's Coutinho stretchered off injured at Anfield
One of Europe's brightest stars, Philippe Coutinho, who has been rumoured to be attracting interest from FC Barcelona was carried off in the first half against Sunderland.
Star player likely to be out for some time
With Liverpool FC giving many supporters more hope than ever this season that they are in with a real chance of winning the Premier League for the first time, today's home game against relegation battlers Sunderland was seen as a chance to add to their already impressive goal tally. But with the game still in the early stages, one of their star players was carried off.