Liverpool are set to take on West Ham United in the premier league game on Sunday, 14th May 2017 at London’s Olympic stadium. This game holds significant importance for Liverpool who are just 1 point ahead of City and another four and five ahead of 5th and 6th place Arsenal and United respectively. A defeat against West Ham will really put Liverpool in real danger of missing out of Champions League places.
West Ham 0-2 Liverpool Highlights
[ Premier League 2017 Match ]
35′ 0 – 1 Daniel Sturridge was sent through on goal and he rounded off the keeper before slotting him the opener for Liverpool
57′ 0 – 2 Philippe Coutinho made it 2-0 after the break and not only seal three points but also put Liverpool just within a win to qualify for Champions League.
West Ham vs Liverpool Preview & Lineups: Liverpool’s 3-4 defeat against AFC Bournemouth last weekend was a surprise and they will be eager to put that behind with another solid performance this time around. Of course that Bournemouth game was the first of many with Coutinho and if Liverpool drop points against West Ham it will put a massive dent of their title challenge.
West Ham on the other hand are coming into this game on the back of two terrible defeats against Arsenal (premier league) and Manchester United (League Cup). Last time they played Liverpool was back in February when West Ham ran out 2-1 winners in the FA Cup run.
Liverpool 2-2 West Ham United – 10 December 2016
[ English Premier league 2016-17 Match ]
05′ 1 – 0 Adam Lallana scored inside first 5 minutes to put Liverpool in lead at Anfield.
27′ 1 – 1 Dimitri Payet brought West Ham back into the game in 27th minute.
39′ 1 – 2 Michail Antonio scored to make it 2-1 for West Ham as Anfield left stunned by quick turn around by the hammers.
48′ 2 – 2 Divock Origi scored just after the halftime to bring Liverpool back on level terms and setup interesting second half.
West Ham will be hoping to defeat Liverpool for the third time this season having completed the league double over Liverpool for the first time since 1963. While Liverpool has had a superb week with a 5-4 win over Norwich and qualifying for the final of 2016 Capital One Cup. However Klopp must be feeling frustrated as Liverpool let 4 goals against struggling Norwich and they failed to get the better of Stoke on normal time, West Ham posses a potent attack who can give any team a run for their money and Liverpool would know that having conceded 5 and scoring 0 against West Ham in the 2 premier league games this season.
This is how I expect both teams to lineup on saturday. The confirm lineup will be available 2 hours before the kickoff.
Earlier match review: Jurgen Klopp side visited West Ham United in hope to win three back to back premier league games but they were pegged back early when Enner Valencia’s superb cross found Michail Antonio inside the box who converted with a superb header to make it 1-0 for West Ham inside first 10 minutes.
West Ham 2-1 Liverpool – Match Highlights
[ FA Cup Fourth Round – 2nd Leg ]
- Michail Antonio put West Ham 1-0 up just before the break with a superb volley goal
- Philippe Coutinho slided the ball under the wall in the back of the net to get Liverpool back on level terms
- Angelo Obinze Ogbonna goal video vs Liverpool
West Ham looked sharper and played some good football against Liverpool in the FA Cup fourth round replay on tuesday night at upton Park. They took the lead through Antonio before break only for Coutinho to get Liverpool back on level terms.
Angelo Obinze Ogbonna scored in the last minute of second extra time to win the tie for West Ham United as Liverpool are dumped out of the FA Cup.
Liverpool vs West Ham was a very competitive FA Cup tie in the first leg as game ended 0-0 but going into the second leg West Ham united will be slightly favourite playing at home and Liverpool will be without their manager Jurgen Klopp who just had an operation. Liverpool are coming into this game on the back of a 2-2 draw against Sunderland, a game which they should have won quite easily specially after taking 2-0 lead but two quick goals late in second half got another predictable result at Anfield.
West Ham United vs Liverpool – Second Leg
[ FA Cup Fourth Round tie ]
Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2016 – Time: 19:45 uk time
Venue: Upton Park, London
Channel: BBC One or BT Sport, FoxSports (US)
Liverpool hosted West Ham United in the FA Cup fourth round tie at Anfield and it turned out to be a well contested all premier league clash. Liverpool shaded the first half with better chances but West Ham looked dangerous on the occasional counter attacks. Jurgen Klopp fielded several youngsters in the starting lineup as it was the 8th game for Liverpool in January.