Here is the latest on the form and team news for Liverpool and West Ham:
The Reds are in high spirits after their EFL Cup success at Wembley and blistering form, winning their last 6 league games. Klopp’s men have seemingly found their shooting boots, blowing every opponent aside in their last 10 matches in all competitions.
They have 60 points from 26 league games, with 18 wins, 6 draws, and 2 losses. In those 26 games, Liverpool have scored a league-high 70 goals and conceded 20, further underlining their excellent form this season. Their forward trio of Mo Salah, Diogo Jota, and Sadio Mane top the goalscorers’ chart with 19, 12, and 11 goals, respectively. Salah has also registered a further 10 assists in the league.
For their team news, Liverpool will be without Roberto Firmino, who is out with a muscle injury.
David Moyes’s West Ham have been the wildcard team of the EPL this season, putting in excellent performances that have seen them win 13, draw 6, and lose 8 games all season. They sit in 5th place, 2 points behind Manchester United in 4th, and fancy their chances of making it to the UEFA Champions League next season.
West Ham have netted 46 goals this term and conceded another 34. They have 2 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loss in their last 5 games. Jared Bowen has been the standout performer for the Hammers this season with 8 goals and 8 assists in the league.
For West Ham’s injuries and suspensions, Vladimir Coufal and Angelo Ogbonna are out with groin and knee injuries. At the same time, Arthur Masuaku is a doubt as he is yet to recover from a knee injury.