West Ham vs Liverpool – Premier League: live score and updates

West Ham vs Liverpool LIVE: David Moyes’ Hammers can move ABOVE reigning champions with a win at London Stadium as Reds look to build on midweek victory over Tottenham

  • West Ham welcome champions Liverpool to the London Stadium this afternoon
  • Two points separate the two teams in the table, with West Ham sitting in fifth
  • David Moyes has the Hammers flying and will be hoping to carry that on today
  • Latest Premier League news, live action and results can be found here
  • Premier League table – as it stands 

West Ham welcome reigning champions Liverpool to the London Stadium today with just two points separating the sides ahead of kick-off.

The high-flying Hammers are currently fifth in the table and can leapfrog today’s opponents into fourth should they manage to beat Jurgen Klopp’s men.

Liverpool will be looking to capitalise on their impressive midweek win over Tottenham, having previously failed to win in a five-game run before Thursday’s clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Follow Sportsmail for all the live coverage at the London Stadium along with all the pre-match build-up and team news. 

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Liverpool ended a run of five Premier league matches without a win with a huge 3-1 victory at Tottenham during the week.

The hammers, meanwhile, are in brilliant form with Tuesday’s 3-2 win at Crystal making it four on the bounce. They are undefeated in their last six since defeat at Chelsea in mid December. 

The home side are unchanged.

Starting XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals, Antonio

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

Mane misses out due to a small injury.  Roberto Firmino also drops to the bench as Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi start up front.

Starting XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Henderson, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Milner, Thiago, Shaqiri, Salah, Origi.

Subs: Adrian, Kelleher, Firmino, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Minamino, Tsimikas, R. Williams, N. Williams.

And welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of West Ham vs Liverpool.

Only two points separate the two clubs and the hammers can take fourth place from their visitors with a win.

Team news due at 15.30pm with kick-off at 16.30pm.

Jurgen Klopp’s men will no doubt have their sights set above them with a win closing the gap to leaders Man City to four points.

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