The Germany international started in midfield and played the full 90 minutes of the game.
Chelsea took the lead in the second minute when Ramires headed in a goal from close range.
However Coutinho levelled the game on the stroke of half time and the Brazilian playmaker put his side ahead in the 74th minute.
Benteke secured all three points for the Red’s when he found the back of the net in the 83rd minute.
Liverpool move up to seventh place following todays victory. Liverpool move up to seventh place following todays victory. Can has started in midfield in every Premier League game since Jurgen Klopp’s arrival.
Chelsea 1 – 3 Liverpool
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea lineup: Begovic; Zouma, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Mikel, Ramires; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Diego Costa.
Manager: Jose Mourinho
Liverpool lineup: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Can, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino
Manager: Jurgen Klopp