It was a cracking affair in the English Premier League live matches as Liverpool faced off against West Ham United. West Ham cut off Liverpool’s unbeaten run with a 3-2 upset, ensuring that the Hammers are stable at the third spot in the domestic league rankings.
A pair of opening goals from Pablo Fornals and Kurt Zouma helped the Hammers stun the current league favorites while the Merseysiders must contemplate their next match in awkward silence. They weren’t without help, though, as Trent Alexander-Arnold and Mohammed Salah were their usual brilliant selves.
The Action As It Unfolded
The game was as action-packed as it was unpredictable. Liverpool marched into the stadium with an unbeaten run, hoping to extend that as much as West Ham wanted to secure third place. The match was something that 12BET online sports betting fanatics would’ve bet on.
Goals from Fornals and Zouma opened the match, with Fornals’ corner going into the net on an Alisson miscue. It’s inevitable for Alexander-Arnold to equalize, even as West Ham substitute Craig Dawson made a header to take it 2-1. Jarrod Bowen scored for Liverpool, while Zouma put a lid on the match’s result in the 74th minute for the Hammers.
A Fighting Chance
It isn’t in Liverpool’s nature to yield, and even after Zouma’s score, the Merseysiders still tried to convert. As Liverpool sub Divock Origi came in, he tried to play spoiler as he fired a magnificently swivelled shot 83 minutes into the game.
Sadio Mane also tried to play hero with a header of his own in stoppage time. While it looked on target, the Liverpool FC player didn’t manage to make good on his chance. It was also the first loss of the Reds since a remarkable run of wins that was tallied at 25 matches in competitions both domestic and international—they are currently in the thick of things at the UEFA Champions League.
The Score as it Unfolded
The victory, as impressive as it is, helped West Ham pull ahead of Liverpool. As the West Ham United vs Liverpool live score stands, the former is with 23 points; the latter, meanwhile, dropped to fourth in the domestic standings. West Ham will be looking to extend their string of good luck against the Wolves, while Liverpool looks to bounce back against Arsenal.
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