Aug 9, 2015 at 4pm UK at ​bet365 Stadium

0-1


Afellay (4'), Adam (73')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Coutinho (86')
Skrtel (28'), Milner (39'), Lovren (50'), Gomez (63')
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Result: Coutinho stunner hands Liverpool win
Philippe Coutinho nets in the 86th minute to fire Liverpool to a 1-0 victory over Stoke City in their Premier League opener at the Britannia Stadium.
Reaction
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Stoke City fan suffers heart attack after Philippe Coutinho strike
A Stoke City supporter is reportedly recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack shortly after Philippe Coutinho scored the winning goal for Liverpool.
Aug 10, 15:15
Joe Gomez Liverpool FC in action during the international friendly match between Brisbane Roar and Liverpool FC at Suncorp Stadium on July 17, 2015
Liverpool's Joe Gomez "thankful" to Brendan Rodgers for giving him PL start
Joe Gomez says that he is "thankful" to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers for giving him his Premier League debut against Stoke City on Sunday.
Aug 10, 14:37
Marco van Ginkel of Stoke City dribbles the ball during the Barclays Asia Trophy match between Everton and Stoke City at National Stadium on July 15, 2015
Stoke City's Marco van Ginkel: 'We deserved much more against Liverpool'
Marco van Ginkel believes that Stoke City "deserved much more" following their defeat to Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday.
Aug 10, 12:29
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Liverpool's Simon Mignolet: 'I knew Philippe Coutinho would score quality goal'
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says that he knew that Philippe Coutinho was going to score a "quality" goal against Stoke City on Sunday.
Aug 10, 07:00
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Glen Johnson: 'Philippe Coutinho will be one of world's best players'
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho will be one of the best players in the world, according to Stoke City's Glen Johnson.
Aug 10, 03:56
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Brendan Rodgers: 'I almost subbed Philippe Coutinho'
Brendan Rodgers says that he was close to withdrawing Philippe Coutinho before his 86th-minute winner in Liverpool's 1-0 victory at Stoke.
Aug 9, 23:33
Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: "A draw would have been a fair result"
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes feels that his side were unlucky not to earn a point against Liverpool as they fell to a 1-0 defeat to Brendan Rodgers's men.
Aug 9, 18:33
Philippe Coutinho runs with the ball for Liverpool during their Premier League meeting with Newcastle United on April 13, 2015
Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson hails Philippe Coutinho quality
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson hails the ability of Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian fired his side to a 1-0 victory over Stoke in their Premier League opener.
Aug 9, 18:17
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the best and worst players from the Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Analysis
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Match Report
Philippe Coutinho nets in the 86th minute to fire Liverpool to a 1-0 victory over Stoke City in their Premier League opener at the Britannia Stadium.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
HT Report
It is goalless at the break between Stoke City and Liverpool in their Premier League opener at the Britannia Stadium.
Team News
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hands debuts to James Milner, Christian Benteke, Joe Gomez and Nathaniel Clyne in their Premier League opener against Stoke City.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Head to Head
May 24, 2015 3pm
Stoke
6-1
Liverpool
Biram Diouf (22', 26'), Walters (30'), Adam (41'), Nzonzi (45'), Crouch (86')
Adam (8'), Whelan (16'), Shawcross (45'), Peters (77')
Gerrard (70')
Leiva (14'), Skrtel (49')
Nov 29, 2014 3pm
Jan 12, 2014 4.10pm
Stoke
3-5
Liverpool
Crouch (39'), Adam (44'), Walters (84')
Shawcross (58')
Cissokho (4'), Suarez (31', 70'), Gerrard (50' pen.), Sturridge (87')
Cissokho (53')
Aug 17, 2013 12.45pm
Dec 26, 2012 7.45pm
Stoke
3-1
Liverpool
Walters (5', 49'), Jones (12')
Shawcross (1'), Cameron (4'), Whelan (86')
Gerrard (2' pen.)
Suárez (61')
Build-up
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Scarves with '6-1' print sold outside Britannia Stadium as Stoke face Liverpool
Commemorative scarves highlighting Stoke City's 6-1 win over Liverpool last season are being sold outside the Britannia Stadium ahead of their Premier League opener.
Aug 9, 15:05
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes looks on prior to kick-off against Liverpool during their Premier League match on January 12, 2014
Mark Hughes expecting Liverpool backlash
Mark Hughes is expecting a Liverpool backlash after Stoke City inflicted a 6-1 defeat to the Reds on the final day of last season.
Aug 8, 15:16
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool applauds on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on April 13, 2015
Brendan Rodgers: 'I need to regain Liverpool fans' trust'
Brendan Rodgers admits that he needs to 'regain the trust' of the Liverpool fans, after their humiliating 6-1 defeat to Stoke City on the last day of the 2014-15 season.
Aug 8, 06:28
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Brendan Rodgers: Stoke City defeat was "my worst day in football"
Brendan Rodgers backs his Liverpool side to exorcise their Britannia Stadium demons and avenge their 6-1 defeat by Stoke in the 2014-15 campaign.
Aug 7, 23:35
Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool controls the ball during the international friendly match between Adelaide United and Liverpool FC at Adelaide Oval on July 20, 2015
Nathaniel Clyne: 'My main objective is to establish myself'
New Liverpool full-back Nathaniel Clyne insists that he is looking forward to establishing himself in the club's first-team plans next season.
Aug 5, 13:05
Bojan Krkic for Stoke on January 17, 2015
Bojan aims for Stoke City return against Liverpool
Bojan Krkic tells Stoke City manager Mark Hughes that he wants to play against Liverpool on Sunday as he bids to return from a long-term injury.
Aug 4, 19:31
Joe Gomez Liverpool FC in action during the international friendly match between Brisbane Roar and Liverpool FC at Suncorp Stadium on July 17, 2015
Report: Liverpool prepare to select Joe Gomez away at Stoke City
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will reportedly start Joe Gomez away at Stoke City on Sunday.
Aug 4, 03:44
 Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
Jordan Henderson: 'Stoke City is best place for us to start our season'
Jordan Henderson says that beginning the season away to Stoke City is the ideal start for Liverpool following their final-day 6-1 defeat at the Britannia.
Aug 3, 12:40
Charlie Adam of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal with his team mates Mame Biram Diouf and Jonathan Walters during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Stoke City's Peter Odemwingie expects "pressure" ahead of Liverpool clash
Stoke City will face a much sterner test than last season against Liverpool next weekend, warns Peter Odemwingie.
Aug 1, 13:06



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