As it happened: Liverpool FC 2-1 West Ham United
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20:30a month ago

Final-Time:Liverpool FC 2-1 West Ham United

And that's it wrapped up!

After Pablo Fornals put the Hammers ahead, Mohammed Salah and Diogo Jota scored to get their team all three points.

Poor evening from David Moyes as yet again his substitute management proved costly.
20:15a month ago

GOAL: Liverpool FC 2-1 West Ham United

This time he got it. Diogo Jota with the goal.
20:09a month ago
A goal from Jota... NO!

Reckless challenge into Fabiański from Mane ruled the goal out.

It's still 1-1.
19:55a month ago

65' What a chance for Hammers!

Ball played to Fornals who shot it straight at the defender despite having Bowen clear and open next to him.

Apart from the goal, his decision making has been very, very poor.

19:40a month ago
50' Great cross from Masuaku, but Fornals took the ball away from Bowen's feet and his shot wasn't good enough to beat Alisson.
19:37a month ago
48' Jones' poor shot nearly fell for Firmino, but Fabiański managed to get to it before the Brazilian.
19:35a month ago
46' We're back underway.
19:26a month ago

Half-Time: Liverpool FC 1-1 West Ham United

1-1, Fornals and Salah with the goals.

Good half from both sides, and a very bad one from referee Kevin Friend who's missed multiple foul calls on Tomas Soucek.
19:16a month ago

GOAL: Liverpool FC 1-1 West Ham United

Penalty for Liverpool won by Salah and scored by Salah himself.

A very soft decision from Kevin Friend as although Masuaku did catch the Egyptian, it shouldn't be enough to give a penalty.

West Ham were denied a free-kick for a more obvious challenge earlier in the game.
19:10a month ago
37' Chance for Liverpool, but Robertson drilled his volley over the bar.

West Ham still on top.
19:05a month ago
32' Chance again!

Liverpool's defence was caught by an early throw-in, Bowen's good run was found but his shot was straight at Alisson.
19:01a month ago
29' Nearly a chance for West Ham again!

Great hold-up from Haller released Fornals, but his pass towards Bowen was little off and Robertson managed to intercept.
18:58a month ago
25' Since Fornals' goal, the game has become much more open.

A couple of good crosses from Masuaku, but Liverpool has also managed to threaten Fabiański's goal.

Jordan Henderson has come the closest with a long-range strike after a scramble inside West Ham's box.
18:44a month ago

GOAL: Liverpool FC 0-1 West Ham United

11' Well, ignore me.

Pablo Fornals puts the Hammer in front! A great cross from Arthur Masuaku which was cleared by Joe Gomez, but only as far as Fornals who put it past Alisson off the post!
18:41a month ago
10' Quiet game so far, and both on the pitch and in the stands.

Haller with a couple of good touches so far, Liverpool look very threatening with their very high press.
18:32a month ago

Kick-off: Liverpool FC 0-0 West Ham United

1' And we're underway!

The Hammers are in their away kit, hosts in their classic red strip.
18:24a month ago

Closing in on kick-off

We're just five minutes away from the first whistle.

Put your predictions down in the comments or tweet us at @VAVEL.
18:22a month ago
17:47a month ago

Talking team news

Interesting from Jurgen Klopp who decided to pick two fringe players, Curtis Jones and Nathaniel Phillips, to start against the Hammers with two youngsters, Rhys Williams and Nico Williams, taking their places on the substitutes bench.

Naby Keita and Thiago Alcantara have are not in the matchday squad after their late fitness tests.

No shocks at West Ham as their only change came through Michail Antonio's injury, which made Sebastien Haller earn his first Premier League start of the season.

Said Benrahma is also in the matchday squad, for the first time since his loan move from Brentford on the deadline day.
17:36a month ago

West Ham United starting XI

Fabiański, Coufal, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Masuaku; Rice (c), Soucek; Bowen, Haller, Fornals.
17:35a month ago

Liverpool FC starting XI

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Gomez, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Jones; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
12:03a month ago

Where to watch

If you want to watch the game on TV, your options are Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event.

If you can't, the game will be available through the NOW TV pass.

If you want to follow it on the internet, VAVEL UK is your best option!
11:58a month ago

West Ham predicted lineup

Fabiański, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Masuaku; Bowen, Haller, Fornals.
11:53a month ago

Liverpool FC predicted lineup

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Williams, Gomez, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
11:48a month ago

Player to watch

After a bunch of key injuries for both sides, one player emerges to play a key role in the game.

With Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Michail Antonio injured, Sebastien Haller will finally get his chance this season, and we expect him to thrive in the current system played by David Moyes' West Ham.
11:43a month ago

Previous encounters

Head-to-head record looks very positive for Liverpool FC as since January 2016 they've only lost once against the Hammers - currently sitting on six wins out of the previous seven games.

The last time West Ham managed to take points off the Reds was in February 2019.
11:38a month ago

Current form

The hosts are coming into the game off a mid-week 2-0 win against FC Midtjylland in the UEFA Champions League.

The visitors, who have not lost in their previous four Premier League games, will look to keep their run going and break into the top half for good.
11:33a month ago

Kick-Off time

Liverpool FC v West Ham United will be played at Anfield, Liverpool, England. The kick-off is scheduled at 17:30 GMT.
11:28a month ago
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