West Ham host Liverpool on Sunday afternoon, knowing that a victory will take them into the third in the Premier League going into the international break.
Liverpool are unbeaten in the league so far this term and have scored at least three goals in every away game in 2021/2022, so it won’t be an easy feat for the Hammers.
But having lost just of their last 19 games in all competitions, both of which came via later winners, David Moyes’ side will no doubt be approaching this encounter with an element of confidence that they can get a positive result.
To get a better grasp of the all the background between these two sides ahead of kick-off, here’s everything you need to know…
0 – David Moyes is yet to beat Jurgen Klopp as a manager, losing six of their seven meetings.
62 – West Ham have won 62 Premier League points in 2021, a tally bettered only by Manchester City and Chelsea. It’s also the Hammers’ best-ever Premier League points total in a calendar year.
19 – Since losing to Everton May 9th, West Ham have enjoyed a run of just two defeats in 19 games in all competitions (W13, D4).
5 – Mohamed Salah’s five goals at London Stadium make him the most prolific visiting player in Stratford. Jesse Lingard has scored six, but only one of those came when not playing for the Hammers.
14 – Liverpool are the second-highest scoring visiting team at London Stadium, having scored 14 goals in their last five visits. Only Man City have scored more – 23 in seven visits.
9 – Michail Antonio has nine goal involvements in the Premier League so far this season (six goals, three assists), which is bettered only by Mohamed Salah’s 16 (10 goals, six assists).
9 – And West ham have had nine different scorers in the Premier League so far, which is bettered only by Chelsea and Manchester City.
25 – Liverpool are unbeaten in 25 matches in all competitions (W18, D7).
31 – The Reds have beaten West Ham 31 times in the Premier League, more than against any other side.
10 – And Klopp’s side are unbeaten in 10 Premier League games against the Hammers since losing at Upton Park in January 2016 (W8, D2).
4 – Liverpool need to score just four more goals to bring 100 Premier League goals against the Hammers.
5 – In contrast, West Ham need to score five more goals in order to bring up 50 Premier League goals against Liverpool.
10 – The most common scoreline in this fixture in the Premier League is 2-1, which has occurred 10 times in 50 previous meetings. Liverpool have won by that scoreline eight times, compared to West Ham’s two.
4 – West Ham are on a run of four consecutive Premier League defeats to Liverpool. The last time the Hammers had lost four in a row against the Reds, they ended it by drawing 1-1 against them at London Stadium.