West Ham vs Liverpool: Reds Suffer First Premier League of The Season

West Ham vs Liverpool: Reds Suffer First Premier League of The Season

  • West Ham vs Liverpool ended in a 3-2 defeat for the former English champions at London Stadium
  • This was Liverpool's first loss of the season and the first since March 2021 when Fulham defeated them
  • West Ham's thrilling win saw them climb to third on the standings with 23 points as the Reds dropped to fourth

Liverpool's unbeaten run in the Premier League this season has been brought to a halt.

Pablo Fornals of West Ham United celebrates with Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen after scoring their side's second goal against Liverpool at London Stadium on November 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
This was Liverpool's first loss of the season and the first since March 2021 when Fulham defeated them. Photo by Alex Pantling.
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The Reds' impressive run of form was ended by a clinical West Ham United who hammered Jurgen Klopp's men 3-1 at the London Stadium.

Liverpool's Sunday, November 7, defeat came on the back of their 2-0 stunning win over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League in midweek.

However, the former English champions were unable to build on the momentum during their trip to the capital as they fell to an organised and clinical West Ham side.

The hosts took an early lead via Ramses Alisson who directed the ball into his own net inside four minutes of action.

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Trent Alexander-Arnold drew Liverpool level with four minutes left on the clock, with the Englishman finding the back of the net with a majestic free kick.

Pablo Fornals restored the Hammers' lead in the 67th minute before Kurt Zouma making it 3-1 seven minutes later.

Divock Origi dragged the visitors into Tue match after making it 3-2 in the 83rd minute as he pounced on a loose ball to hit a left-footed finish.

But that is as far as it went as the hosts held on to claim maximum points at home to climb to third on the log as Liverpool dropped to fourth.

The Merseysiders have now dropped points against Brighton and Brentford in recent weeks.

Arsenal move to fifth

Earlier, TUKO.co.ke reported Emile Smith Rowe was the hero in Mikel Arteta's 100th game in charge of Arsenal as they beat Watford 1-0.

Watford's Juraj Kucka was sent off late on in the game while Aubameyang saw his penalty saved by Ben Foster in the first half.

Arsenal have now moved up to fifth in the Premier League after the win and are level on same points with West Ham.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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