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Coutinho becomes highest-scoring Brazilian in Premier League history

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The former Inter man breezed past Juninho with his equaliser , but he might soon face competition from team-mate Roberto Firmino

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho has become the highest-scoring Brazilian in Premier League history after netting against Stoke City on Saturday .

The ex-Inter man overtook former record-holder Juninho as he levelled the game at the Britannia Stadium , scoring his 30th goal in the top-flight .
Juninho had recently seen his mark equalled in Coutinho’s last Premier League run-out , when he hit the net against Bournemouth.

The former Atletico Madrid and Celtic man , now retired , scored his goals in three different spells for Middlesbrough . Coutinho , however , may soon face competition from a team-mate for the record .

Compatriot Roberto Firmino added the second of the game for Liverpool to put the Reds 2-1 ahead , his 20th strike since moving to Anfield from Hoffenheim in 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .that implies Coutinho faces a stiff competition from his compatriot Firmino . . . . . . .SAMBA WAR !