West Ham 0-2 Liverpool: Reds keep EPL title dream alive

West Ham 0-2 Liverpool: Reds keep EPL title dream alive

Liverpool kept alive their dream of winning a first English Premier League trophy in 30 years with a 2-0 victory over West Ham on Wednesday.

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on both halves sealed yet another victory for Liverpool as they continued their unbeaten run.

Liverpool got off to a bright start at the London Stadium and went straight to business with questions being asked.

Liverpool got an answer to their continuous question when Divock Origi was brought down. VAR had a look at a possible Roberto Firmino handball in the build-up but the penalty was confirmed.

Salah stepped up and smashed it in to break the deadlock in the 35th minute. The goal means the Egyptian has now scored each of his last nine penalties for Liverpool since missing at home to Huddersfield in October 2017.

Though West found their way back to life, Liverpool kept the lead into half time.

After the break, West Ham had an opportunity with a counter but Lanzini had no composure as a chance opened up on the volley, he shins it badly to Alisson.

Liverpool immediately doubled their lead when West Ham had a corner, but within a blink of the eye, Salah was running at their defence. They swarm forward but Oxlade-Chamberlain made the best run, shrugged off a defender before calmly slotting into the bottom corner.

The 52nd-minute goal means Oxlade-Chamberlain has now scored in each of his last three Premier League away games vs West Ham.

West Ham made some effort but Liverpool kept their cool to beat their host 2-0 and move closer to the EPL trophy.