The Twitter police are far from happy with Philippe Coutinho after what is being described as the “worst dive ever” during Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur tonight.
The Brazilian playmaker is a wonderful footballer, but soiled himself with an awful piece of simulation which got him booked midway through the first half of the high-press exhibition at Anfield.
Coutinho seemed to get tackled by thin air…https://t.co/9xzS7G4JQM
— Oddschecker (@Oddschecker) April 2, 2016
Coutinho knew that there was no chance that he would catch the ball that he had knocked past Toby Alderweireld, and went down as if he had been shot! And he has been slated for it on Twitter!
— Football Tips (@footballtips) April 2, 2016
Coutinho 10 out of 10 for swallow dive
— michael culhane (@greywig) April 2, 2016
Coutinho has posters of Ashley Young on his bedroom wall. — ? (@OleOleBastian) April 2, 2016
Hope the papers hammer Coutinho tomorrow for that dive. Shithouse play that.
— Lee McDavid (@leemcdavid) April 2, 2016
That dive from Coutinho is unforgivable. The fact that he even tried that shit is disgraceful.
— dier dembélé (@theyhatekhev) April 2, 2016
However, Coutinho’s evening is proof that cheaters do sometimes prosper, because he has since scored to give Jurgen Klopp’s Reds a 1-0 lead, and land a blow on Tottenham’s Premier League title chances.
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