West Ham inflicted Liverpool’s first loss in the Premier League this season


West Ham United inflicted Liverpool’s first loss in the English Premier League this season, with a 3-2 victory over its guest on Sunday.

Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Becker made a mistake, and failed to catch the ball after a cross pass from a corner kick into the net in the fourth minute.

But Trent Alexander-Arnold equalized for the visitors with a superb free kick in the 41st minute.

Spaniard Pablo Fornals restored the lead to the hosts in the 67th minute with a ground shot from inside the penalty area, after a through pass from Jarrod Bowen.

Kurt Zouma made it 3-1 for West Ham with a header from a corner kick in the 74th minute.

Substitute Divock Origi reduced the difference for Liverpool with a direct shot from inside the penalty area 7 minutes before the end.

West Ham advanced to third place with 23 points, behind second-placed Manchester City, while Liverpool fell to fourth place with 22 points.

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