Henderson thrilled with Coutinho’s impact

first_imgLiverpool ‘He produces magical things’ – Henderson thrilled with Coutinho’s impact Ben Spratt Last updated 2 years ago 04:31 24/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) HD Philippe Coutinho Liverpool GEOFF CADDICK Liverpool Philippe Coutinho Leicester City v Liverpool Leicester City Premier League The Brazilian netted in a fine display against Leicester City, drawing praise from his club’s captain Jordan Henderson hailed the “brilliant” Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian played a starring in role in Liverpool’s thrilling 3-2 Premier League win at Leicester City.Coutinho set up Mohamed Salah for the opener and then scored a stunning free-kick, his first goal for the Reds since they snubbed Barcelona’s advances for the forward in the transfer window.Liverpool 20/1 to win Premier League Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing And Liverpool captain Henderson – whose side held off a Foxes fightback as Jamie Vardy had a late penalty saved – believes the 25-year-old showed why it was so vital to retain his services.”He’s a fantastic player, he produces magical things at crucial times in the game,” Henderson told BT Sport . “You see that [in this game].”He was brilliant in midweek and he’s been brilliant since he has come back in. Hopefully he can keep going for the rest of this season.”Henderson acknowledged there is still room for improvement for Liverpool, who ended a four-match winless run in all competitions.”We dug in right until the end, showed great character to see the game out,” he said. “I think we can do better, but it is still an improvement.”I felt like we defended well for the majority of the game – obviously Simon [Mignolet] made a brilliant save from the penalty.That winning feeling pic.twitter.com/lNuWfxiwRu — Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 23, 2017 “We played some brilliant stuff, especially in the first half, and we were two goals up, which we deserved. Overall, we’ll be delighted with the result in the end as well as the performance.”Simon Mignolet conceded and then saved Vardy’s spot-kick, but he was more concerned with the team’s fortunes than his personal achievements.”The main thing is that we win the game. Sometimes even when you save a penalty, it doesn’t happen,” he said. “The most important thing is that the lads fought well.”They deserved three points and that’s the most important thing.”He added, when asked of his excellent penalty record: “I count points. That’s far more important. The team is always the important one.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Industrial output growth slows to fourmonth low

first_imgNew Delhi: India’s industrial production growth slipped to a four-month low of 2 per cent in June, mainly due to poor performance of mining and manufacturing sectors, according to government data released on Friday. Factory output, as measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had expanded by 7 per cent in June 2018. The previous low in IIP growth was in February 2019, when it had inched up 0.2 per cent. Thereafter, IIP grew at 2.7 per cent in March, 4.3 per cent in April and 4.6 per cent in May this year. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalAccording to data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, industrial output grew at 3.6 per cent in April-June quarter this fiscal, down from 5.1 per cent growth a year ago. There was a slowdown in the manufacturing sector, which grew at 1.2 per cent in June 2019 as compared to 6.9 per cent a year ago. Capital goods segment, which is a barometer of investment, saw a contraction of 6.5 per cent in June compared to 9.7 per cent growth a year ago. Mining growth dropped to 1.6 per cent in June from 6.5 per cent in the corresponding month of the last fiscal. The expansion in power generation sector stood at 8.2 per cent, compared to 8.5 per cent earlier. As per use-based classification, primary goods segment grew 0.5 per cent, intermediate goods 12.4 per cent and infrastructure/construction goods (-) 1.8 per cent in June 2019. Also Read – Food grain output seen at 140.57 mt in current fiscal on monsoon boostConsumer durables and non-durables recorded growth of (-) 5.5 per cent and 7.8 per cent, respectively. In terms of industries, 8 out of 23 industry groups in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during June as compared to the same month a year ago. The industry group ‘Manufacture of basic metals’ showed the highest growth of 17.7 per cent, followed by 16.5 per cent in food products and 10.3 per cent in tobacco products. On the other hand, the industry group Manufacture of paper and paper products’ witnessed the highest negative growth of (-) 19.9 per cent, followed by (-) 14.3 per cent in ‘Manufacture of furniture’ and (-) 13.9 per cent in ‘Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers’.last_img read more