West Ham entertain Liverpool FC at the Olympic stadium in a must win game for the Reds. With the league table so close for a third and fourth place the pressure is on for Liverpool to dig out a win.
After Arsenals 4 -1 win at Stoke yesterday, the gap for 4th place is just one point, it is imperative that Liverpool beat West Ham today if they have any hope of qualifying for the champions league next easy.
Liverpool are without Roberto Firmino due to injury but have Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge back and fully fit. Both have made substitute appearances after returning from injury.
The Reds have to put all fear aside need and to play the attacking football which saw them score so many goals during the start of the season. Liverpool have no excuses, the ball is in their court and they must prove that they are worthy of the of champions league spot.
Manager Jurgen Klopp knows and understands the significance of this game and so do the players. Liverpool will need to concentrate and play their own game.
Come on Liverpool!
Full Liverpool team: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Matip, Milner, Can, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Coutinho, Origi, Sturridge.
Full West Ham team: Adrian, Fonte, Reid, Collins, Byram, Fernandes, Nordtveit, Cresswell, Ayew, Lanzini, Calleri