Liverpool look set to make it fourth wins in their defending season in the Premier League. The side will be playing host to West Ham at Anfield this weekend. The match schedules for Saturday with kickoff at 8:30 pm.
The home side will be heading confidently into their match this week after a 2-0 win over Midtjylland in the Champions League. West Ham will also contend after holding back Manchester City to a 1-1 draw.
Tuesday night marked another injury crisis at the back for Jurgen Klopp. However, the Reds pulled through the injury to finish off the game with a win. Goals from Salah and Jota were enough to seal a win. It marked four years since Jota scored in the Champions League.
The biggest moment of the match was when incumbent defender Fabinho walked off the pitch with an injury. Jurgen Klopp faces an injury crisis in the backline with the long-term injury of Virgil Van Dijk. Joel Matip is also another injury woe meaning Joe Gome remains the only senior defender for the side.
West Ham stretched their unbeaten run in the Premier League to four matches after holding back Pep Guardiola’s side to a 1-1 draw. The side is boasting of an incredible result against the top six sides with a dramatic 3-3 draw to Tottenham. It comes from losses to Newcastle and Arsenal.
Liverpool vs West Ham Head to Head
Both sides have only 30 games against each other with Liverpool taking home 19 wins while the Hammers with only six wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Liverpool 2-0 FC Midtjylland
Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United
Ajax 0-1 Liverpool
Everton 2-2 Liverpool
Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool
West Ham 1-1 Man City
Tottenham 3-3 West Ham
Leicester City 0-3 West Ham
Everton 4-1 West Ham
West Ham 4-0 Wolves
Liverpool Team News
With Joe Gomez the only senior defender in the squad, it could hand Rhys Williams his first Premier League debut for the side. Another concern for the Reds came with the half time substitution of Captain Dean Henderson. Other doubts ahead of the clash are Thiago Alcantara and Naby Keita.
West Ham Team News
After coming off their clash with City, Antonio is back in training and available for selection this Saturday by David Moyes. New signing Said Benrahma could be given the green light this weekend to make a debut for the Hammers.
Prediction and Odds
The attacking threat by West Ham is likely to frighten the weak the defensive state of the Reds this weekend.
Both Teams to Score
Salah to Score