Barcelona's Coutinho scores from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted a sensational third five minutes from time to clinch a 3-0 victory against Bolivia.
Neymar's representatives have not replied to a request for comment, but his father and agent Neymar dos Santos denied any wrongdoing by the player in a television interview.
Liverpool will be seeking its sixth European title when it faces fellow English club Tottenham on Saturday in Madrid.
With long-serving captain Vincent Company's stunning goal, Manchester City stands on for the Premier League title.
City won the second leg of an instant-classic quarterfinal 4-3 at home on Wednesday but Tottenham advanced 4-4 on aggregate thanks to the away goals rule to set up a meeting with Ajax.
Paris Saint-Germain again failed to clinch the French league title after losing 3-2 at Nantes. PSG could have sealed it this past Sunday and the weekend before that but picked up only one point from those two matches
Messi shows flashes of brilliance but it was not his night as Venezuela put three past their more illustrious rivals for the first time with goals from Salomon Rondon, Jhon Murillo and Josef Martinez.
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford and Porto's Alex Telles score penalties in extra time to help their teams win 3-1 against PSG and Roma respectively in the football Champions League round of 16 matches.
Real Madrid's Champions League reign is over.
The high-flying rookie put out a call over the loudspeaker for the "biggest person in the building" and out strolled the 7-foot-1 O'Neal who is considered one of the greatest players in league history.
Tottenham Hotspur thump Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie, while defending champions Real Madrid overcame a spirited Ajax, with little help from VAR.
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