Post-Match Analysis: West Ham (A)

Post-Match Analysis: West Ham (A)
January 3, 2016 Daniel Rhodes

Oh dear, West Ham complete a very convincing double over Liverpool this season, and the Reds’ top four hopes hang from a thread after their third defeat in recent weeks.

This was quite possible the worst exhibition of shooting by any Liverpool side in the history of the Premier League:

Twenty-three shots by the away team, only nine in the box, but quite incredibly we only managed ONE on target. As opposed to the Hammers’ ten that tested Mignolet.

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Please find some of the reasons below, such as Benteke’s lack of movement, Coutinho’s poor decision-making this season, Ibe’s inability to dribble properly, Lucas being over-run, Clyne being left to deal with Carroll in the air, and the Reds’ frustration trying to get past a deep-lying defence.

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