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West Ham vs Liverpool: Preview, predictions and lineups

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West Ham United can put Liverpool’s fading Premier League title hopes to relaxation once they host the Reds in Saturday’s early kick-off.

Jurgen Klopp’s ultimate season is popping into a moist squib with Liverpool falling behind Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal within the title race following their defeat at Everton in midweek. It was a nightmare of a derby for the Reds, who had been bullied in their very own field and woefully inefficient on the enterprise finish.

A Klopp favorite within the Saturday lunchtime kick-off is subsequent on Liverpool’s agenda, and so they’ll be dealing with a West Ham facet that loved a much-needed midweek off after they endured a battering by the hands of a rejuvenated Crystal Palace final weekend. The Hammers had been thumped 5-2 in south London simply days after Bayer Leverkusen knocked them out of the Europa League.

The David Moyes period is seemingly drawing to a detailed, however the Scotsman might be eager to finish an excellent tenure on a excessive.

This is 90min’s preview of Liverpool’s journey to West Ham.

West Ham vs Liverpool H2H document (Final 5 Video games)

Present kind (all competitions)

West Ham

Liverpool

Crystal Palace 5-2 West Ham – 21/04/24

Everton 2-0 Liverpool – 24/04/24

West Ham 1-1 Bayer Leverkusen – 18/04/24

Fulham 1-3 Liverpool – 21/04/24

West Ham 0-2 Fulham – 14/04/24

Atalanta 0-1 Liverpool – 18/04/24

Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 West Ham – 11/04/24

Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace – 14/04/24

Wolves 1-2 West Ham – 06/04/24

Liverpool 0-3 Atalanta – 11/04/24

Nation

TV channel/dwell stream

United Kingdom

TNT Sports activities Final, discovery+ App, discovery+, TNT Sports activities 1

United States

UNIVERSO NOW, NBC Sports activities App, nbcsports.com, UNIVERSO, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, USA Community

Canada

fuboTV

Jarrod Bowen

Jarrod Bowen is scuffling with a again damage / Catherine Ivill – AMA/GettyImages

The Hammers have a few defensive damage considerations, with Nayef Aguerd set to overlook out with an ankle damage and Konstantinos Mavropanos uncertain with a knock.

Main goalscorer Jarrod Bowen is affected by a again downside however supervisor David Moyes hinted in his press convention that he could possibly take part. The England worldwide missed final weekend’s defeat at Selhurst Park and was sorely missed.

West Ham predicted lineup vs Liverpool (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Coufal, Zouma, Ogbonna, Emerson; Alvarez, Soucek; Kudus, Ward-Prowse, Paqueta; Antonio.

Cody Gakpo

Cody Gakpo is again in competition for the Reds / Julian Finney/GettyImages

There are certain to be adjustments to the facet that succumbed at Goodison on Wednesday evening.

The out-of-sorts Ibrahima Konate, burned-out midfielders Dominik Szoboszlai and Alexis Mac Allister, and goal-shy Darwin Nunez are all set to drop out of Klopp’s XI.

Liverpool are with out Diogo Jota, Conor Bradley, Joel Matip, Thiago Alcantara, and Ben Doak on Saturday, however Cody Gakpo is again in competition.

Liverpool predicted lineup vs West Ham (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Quansah, Van Dijk, Robertson; Elliott, Endo, Gravenberch; Salah, Gakpo, Diaz.

Liverpool are working out of puff and their efficiency within the derby depicted a facet that look incapable of outlasting their title rivals having endured such an emotionally taxing season.

The Reds’ title dream was all however dashed in midweek, and one other robust away day is on the horizon. West Ham have hardly set the world alight in latest weeks and so they had been abject final weekend, however they’ll profit from having Thursday evening off forward of this one.

The Hammers might be ruthless in transition and can hope to use Liverpool’s backline, however their defence has additionally been porous as of late. There needs to be targets in east London, with a draw doubtlessly crippling the Reds’ title hopes.

Prediction: West Ham 2-2 Liverpool

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