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Liverpool edges City to take control in title race

Liverpool, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Philippe Coutinho's goal 12 minutes from time moved Liverpool a step closer to its first league title in 24 years as the Reds claimed a 3-2 victory over title rivals Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.Liverpool dominated the first half and took a two-goal lead into halftime as both Raheem Sterling and Martin Skrtel found the net.However, City fought back after the break to level the match at 2-2 with a goal from David Silva before Glen Johnson's own goal pulled the teams level.But the decisive moment came 12 minutes from time when an awful clearance from City's Vincent Kompany handed the ball to Coutinho, allowing him to fire home the winning goal.Liverpool holds a two-point advantage on second-place Chelsea at the top of the league, while City now trails by seven points with two games in hand.The match couldn't have started any better for the home side as Sterling put them in front inside of six minutes by latching on to a nice ball from Luis...

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