High-flying West Ham take on reigning Premier League champions Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.

The Hammers claimed their fourth straight top-flight win by seeing off Crystal Palace in midweek.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool take on West Ham this weekend

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Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool take on West Ham this weekend

The east Londoners are just place behind Liverpool after Jurgen Klopp’s men got back to winning ways by beating Tottenham on Thursday night.

The Reds beat West Ham 2-1 in October thanks to Diogo Jota’s late winner.

West Ham vs Liverpool: How to watch

This match will be held at the London Stadium on Sunday, January 31 and will kick-off at 4:30pm.

It is being broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 4pm and follows their coverage of Leicester vs Leeds.

Sky Sports customers can live stream this via the app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.

If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £8.99.

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West Ham vs Liverpool: Confirmed teams

West Ham: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals, Antonio

Subs: Balbuena, Yarmolenko, Lanzini, Noble, Diop, Fredericks, Martin, Johnson, Odubeko

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Henderson, Robertson, Thiago, Wijnaldum, Milner, Shaqiri, Origi, Salah

Subs: Firmino, Adrian, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Minamino, Tsimikas, Rhys Williams, Kelleher, Neco Williams

West Ham vs Liverpool: What has been said?

West Ham boss David Moyes: “We’re really pleased with the way the players are playing and the results we’ve had, and we want to keep that going as long as we can.

“We have an incredibly difficult challenge against Liverpool, the reigning champions, and they showed everybody they have found a bit of form in their win at Tottenham on Thursday.

“It’ll test us, but we want to be tested by the better teams. We want to challenge them and this will give us a good opportunity to see what we can do.

“I thought they were very good against Spurs. I don’t know if their form ever went away, just sometimes things don’t go for you.

“I think everybody is well aware of what Liverpool can do and how they can play. They’ve certainly proved that in recent seasons.”

Liverpool beat West Ham 2-1 in October with Diogo Jota netting the winner

Liverpool beat West Ham 2-1 in October with Diogo Jota netting the winner

West Ham vs Liverpool: Match stats and facts

  • West Ham United are winless in nine Premier League matches against Liverpool (D2 L7), their worst such run against them since going 10 without a win between September 2000 and January 2007.
  • Liverpool lost their last three matches at Upton Park in all competitions but are unbeaten in all four of their games at London Stadium (W3 D1).
  • Liverpool could become the second team to go unbeaten in their five Premier League away games at London Stadium, after Manchester City (W4 D1).
  • The only stadium at which Liverpool have played more top-flight league matches without losing than London Stadium (4) is Wimbledon’s Plough Lane, playing five games there between 1986/87 and 1990/91 without defeat (W4 D1).
  • West Ham have won each of their last six games in all competitions – only twice in their history have they won seven in a row, doing so between November/December 1985 and January/February 2006.
  • Liverpool have only lost one of their last 31 Premier League games played on a Sunday (W21 D9), with that defeat coming at Aston Villa earlier this season (2-7). Each of the Reds’ last three league games on Sunday have finished level.
  • West Ham’s first two Premier League wins this season were 4-0 against Wolves and 3-0 against Leicester. Since then, the Hammers have won eight more league games, with each of these victories being by a one-goal margin.
  • Michail Antonio has scored more goals against Liverpool in the Premier League than any other player for West Ham (4 in 6 appearances). All four goals have come against Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool.
  • Since the 2017/18 season, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has scored in six of his seven Premier League games against West Ham, netting seven goals.
  • Tomas Soucek’s seven Premier League goals have been worth 10 points to West Ham so far this season. The last player whose goals earned the Hammers more points in a single Premier League campaign was Dean Ashton in 2007-08 (11).


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