Confirmed: Liverpool and West Ham line-ups

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This is how West Ham United and Liverpool will line up this afternoon:

Liverpool welcome West Ham United to Anfield today for their latest Premier League encounter.

The Reds are currently third in the table with 30 points from 14 matches, and a win would take them just a point behind Arsenal.

In contrast West Ham continue to struggle at the wrong end of the table having picked up just 12 points to date.

That said, a win against Jurgen Klopp’s side will lift the Hammers ahead of Swansea City and out of the bottom three.

Liverpool have been scoring for fun this season, while West Ham have been shipping goals left, right and centre, so fans and pundits alike would not be blamed for predicting a big home win.

Despite that, West Ham have shown in recent years that they have the beating of today’s opponents and their manager Slaven Bilic will understand the importance of moving out of the relegation zone before the busy Christmas and New Year period.

Liverpool lineup

Starting:

  • Loris Karius
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Joel Matip
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Adam Lallana
  • Sadio Mané
  • James Milner
  • Georginio Wijnaldum
  • Divock Origi
  • Roberto Firmino

Substitutes: Simon Mignolet, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ragnar Klavan, Alberto Moreno, Lucas Leiva, Ovie Ejaria, Ben Woodburn.

West Ham lineup

Starting:

  • Darren Randolph
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Angelo Ogbonna
  • Winston Reid
  • Michail Antonio
  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Mark Noble
  • Håvard Nordtveit
  • Pedro Obiang
  • Dimitri Payet
  • André Ayew

Substitutes: Adrián, Alex Pike, Marcus Browne, Edimilson Fernandes, Domingos Quina, Andy Carroll, Ashley Fletcher.

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