Premier League In Focus – West Ham vs Liverpool Preview

When? Saturday 4th November, 17:30 (UK)

Where? London Stadium

What channel is it on? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

West Ham - https://www.eticketing.co.uk/whufc/details/event.aspx?itemref=1044&utm_source=whufc&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=liverpoolticketsdfp&utm_content=ticketinfopage

Liverpool - https://www.ticketbis.net/west-ham-v-liverpool-tickets/ev333661

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: West Ham W2, Liverpool W1, D2
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: West Ham W9, Liverpool W24, D9
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: West Ham W28, Liverpool W71, D36

The last time these two sides met, Liverpool ran out 4-0 winners at the London Stadium. That was the first time in five matches that West Ham had ended up on the losing side.

West Ham have scored 10 goals in as many Premier League matches this season, averaging a goal a game. They have conceded nearly twice as many at the other end, with 19 goals against – an average of 1.9 goals per game.

80% of West Ham’s goals this season have come from open play while for Liverpool it is 68.7%.

Andre Ayew has scored three goals in his last two games in all competitions for West Ham - more than he'd managed in his previous 10.

Javier Hernandez’s 41 Premier League goals have all come from inside the area, and this streak continued with his goal against Crystal Palace last Saturday.

Joe Hart is the only player to have played every minute of West Ham’s Premier League season with 900 top-flight minutes to his name.

West Ham have picked up the most red cards away from home in this season’s Premier League.

Roberto Firmino has scored 24 Premier League goals, more than any other Liverpool player since his debut in August 2015.

After Mohamed Salah’s miss last weekend, no side has missed more Premier League penalties than Liverpool (34, level with Arsenal).

All 18 of Georginio Wijnaldum's Premier League goals have come in home games (11 at St James' Park for Newcastle, seven at Anfield for Liverpool). This is the most goals exclusively scored at home by any player in Premier League history.

Liverpool have the second highest amount of shots on goal in the Premier League this season – 184.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The 2006 FA Cup final was arguably the greatest final in the modern era as the two sides played out a dramatic 3-3 draw which is most remembered for Steven Gerrard’s late equaliser. Liverpool would eventually go on to win the game on penalties.