Three West Ham stars who proved a big point against Liverpool

The Hammers battered the Reds at Anfield during a historic 3-0 win.

Dimitri Payet

There has been so much focus on Philippe Coutinho after his start to the season that the Brazilian may have gotten a little carried away going into Liverpool's clash with West Ham United. There he was, firing the ball into Row Z before - albeit rather unfortunately - getting sent off.

But Dimitri Payet was there to show the younger playmaker how it's done on Merseyside. The Frenchman has been consistent over four games but really stood out at Arsenal - as well as at here at Anfield. 

Manuel Lanzini

A lesser-known quantity, Argentine Manuel Lanzini stole West Ham hearts at Liverpool with a dominant performance that included a goal, a run that set up another goal and a general torturing of the Reds' back four.

The 22-year-old isn't nicknamed 'the Jewel' for no reason and proved he can mix it with the big boys. Now to keep it up throughout the season for the Hammers.

Angelo Ogbonna

The Italian's pre-match comments exuded confidence, as Angelo Ogbonna declared he did not fear Liverpool, despite a shaky start that even saw him substituted after 35 minutes against Bournemouth.

The West Ham centre-back was helped by a Reds side that didn't have a clue in the final third but Ogbonna was as dominant at the back as Lanzini was going forward. This Ogbonna is one West Ham fans could no doubt get used to.

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