Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool side continued their poor run of form in the Premier League with a 1-3 loss to West Ham at Upton Park.
Former Liverpool winger Steward Downing was instrumental to the Hammers’ victory pulling the strings in the midfield. Sakho and Amalfitano were among the goals for West Ham, with Raheem Sterling grabbing the consolation goal for the visitors.
Only last week, Aston Villa pegged back Liverpool with a lone goal victory at Anfield.
Liverpool, last season’s runners-up, endured a third
damaging defeat in their first five games for only the second time since the
top flight was revamped as the Premier League. Struggle
It’s also Liverpool’s second successive league defeat in the five weeks old Premier League. Slump
Brendan Rodgers' side slump to another loss only seven days after Aston Villa triumphed at Anfield. Beatens
The result marked the West Ham’s first home Premier League win of the campaign. Ready
Liverpool conceded 50 league goals last year which ultimately cost them the Premier League and have already shipped in 8 goals in just 5 games. Basket
The defeat leaves Liverpool 10th in the Premier League table, six points behind leaders Chelsea having played a game more. West Ham also leapfrogged the Reds into eighth, with seven points. Challenge
Stewart Downing has more assists this season in five PL games (3) than he did in the whole of 2013-14 (2 in 32 PL apps). Creator
Including his stunning strike that reduced the deficit, Raheem Sterling has been involved in nine goals (six goals, three assists) in his last 10 Premier League apps. Missile
Liverpool have conceded two goals inside the opening 10 minutes of a single Premier League game for the first time since February 1994. Shell-shocked
He may not have been on the score sheet today but Steven Gerrard has previously scored seven Premier League goals against West Ham and six of them have been netted at the Boleyn Ground. Hammered
West Ham have had more shots on target in the first half (6) than the total number of shots than Liverpool have managed (3). Bossed
All stats via Opta