David Moyes is doing a great job at West Ham right now.
West Ham United welcome Liverpool to the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon as they look to further strengthen their challenge for a Champions League spot.
The Irons’ great recent run of form means they could actually overtake the Reds with victory, having won four of their last five Premier League fixtures.
Liverpool come into the match in great away form, having won four of their five away matches so far this campaign while scoring a total of 19 goals. Jürgen Klopp’s men need three points here in order to keep pace with leaders Chelsea before heading into the final international break of the calendar year.
Here is everything you need to know about the fixture:
When is it?
The match will kick-off at 4:30pm in the UK on Sunday 7 November, and will take place at the London Stadium.
How can I watch it?
The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League in the UK, with coverage beginning at 4pm.
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Liverpool’s injury issues have been compounded by the hamstring problem suffered by Roberto Firmino against Atlético Madrid in midweek, which Jürgen Klopp described as “serious” in his Friday press conference and will keep the Brazilian out for at least four weeks. Curtis Jones and Joe Gomez are also out until after the international break, but Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara are available after returning in midweek.
David Moyes’ only injury concerns are Nikola Vlasic and Andriy Yarmolenko, who both missed the Europa League draw away at Genk on Thursday night, but neither would be likely to start here even if fully fit. Vladimir Coufal started at right-back in that fixture, suggesting 21-year-old Ben Johnson could be given his fourth successive league start in the Czech’s stead.
West Ham: Fabianski; Johnson, Ogbonna, Zouma, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio.
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konaté, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Henderson; Salah, Jota, Mané.
West Ham 39/10
With two strong defences and both sides in strong form this will be a tightly contest matched, but the Hammers haven’t come up against anybody operating at the level Mohamed Salah is this season, and the Egyptian could prove the difference. 2-1 to Liverpool.
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