Coutinho has since been reintegrated into Jurgen Klopp's squad and has scored twice in his last two appearances, against Leicester City in the Premier League and against Spartak Moscow in the Champions League.
"I have no problem with criticism, only when people think we can not sort our problems".
The 50-year-old told reporters: "If the supporters want to see a game at Christmas Eve then the television broadcaster will find a way".
"We all know these boys will score".
"What I have learned is that if there is something not too cool involving fixtures, Liverpool are involved". I think we are the last ones to say something about this decision. It is not a normal time and if we don't play on the 24th, we'll play the 25th or 26th.
Despite creating plenty of chances, Klopp has seen his side find the net just seven times in six outings since the last worldwide break.
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"I really can not imagine that anyone wants to watch football on that night, but I'm not so important".
Michael Owen has revealed that he is backing Liverpool to beat Newcastle in Sunday's late kick-off.
Newcastle United star Ayoze Perez has good memories of playing against Liverpool and his hoping to once again cause frustration to the Reds when the Magpies face off against them on Sunday.
"The big improvement of this team in the moment is that we really create a lot".
"I don't think that game is one to judge them on", he said of the quartet's performance.
But being 100 per cent with where you are when decisions have been made - that's the only way life works, and football is no different.