Michael Owen blasts Liverpool for nothing display against West Ham

The Reds were disappointing in the 2-0 defeat and came in for stern criticism from Jurgen Klopp.

Speaking on BT Sport, Michael Owen has criticised Liverpool for putting in a nothing performance in the loss to West Ham on Saturday.

The Reds were beaten 2-0 by Slaven Bilic’s side at Upton Park, with goals from Michail Antonio and former Reds striker Andy Carroll sealing all three points for the home side.

It was an extremely disappointing display from Jurgen Klopp’s side, with them getting just two shots on target from 23 in the game. 

Owen was one of many left unimpressed by the display, saying it was a nothing performance from his old side.

“I agree with him [Klopp] in that anyone can get beat, but it was a nothing performance,” he told BT Sport.

“They were never going to win the game, you didn’t have any part of the game where you thought they were going to get back into it.”

With a display like this coming at the beginning of the January transfer window, there is every chance it may convince Klopp into bringing in some new players.

The Reds were expected to be active during the window, with some predicting that the German will look to improve several areas of his team.

Most prevalent in his thoughts is sure to be the striking position, with Daniel Sturridge still struggling for fitness and Christian Benteke yet to prove he was worth signing in a big money from Aston Villa. 

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