Premier League: Liverpool defeats West Ham, Salah secures a delightful brace to go to the 3rd position

Premier League: West Ham vs Liverpool ended in a 1-3 win for Liverpool. Mohamed Salah scored 2 brilliant goals and Liverpool sees themselves in the 3rd position.

The teams could not be separated at half-time. No goals were scored up until the 57th-minute mark when Egyptian Mohamed Salah scored the first goal of the match to put the Reds in front.

West Ham vs Liverpool: Salah scores a wonder goal

Liverpool doubled its lead and Salah secured his brace as he scored again in the 68th minute. Alexander-Arnold found Xherdan Shaqiri who ran down the left-wing and swung a pinpoint through ball for Salah.

With another tough chance, Salah controls the ball brilliantly and dinked it past Fabianski to increase the lead and give Liverpool a 2-goals cushion. The Premier League Champions made it 3-0 in the 84th minute as Georginio Wijnaldum scored from a delightful assist by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

The Reds failed to keep a clean sheet as the Hammers scored in the 87th minute to decrease the lead to 2 goals. Although this was a constellation goal, Dawson converted from close range after Robertson clipped the ball in his path.

Liverpool now sits in the 3rd position. They have 40 points from matches. West Ham is in the 5th spot. They have 35 points from 21 matches.

Premier League Points Table

# Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1 Manchester City 20 13 5 2 37 13 24 44
2 Manchester United 21 12 5 4 37 27 10 41
3 Liverpool 21 11 7 3 43 24 19 40
4 Leicester City 21 12 3 6 37 25 12 39
5 West Ham United 21 10 5 6 31 27 4 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 20 9 6 5 34 21 13 33
7 Chelsea 21 9 6 6 35 23 12 33
8 Everton 19 10 3 6 29 24 5 33
9 Aston Villa 19 10 2 7 34 21 13 32
10 Arsenal 21 9 4 8 26 20 6 31
11 Southampton 20 8 5 7 27 25 2 29
12 Leeds United 20 9 2 9 35 36 -1 29
13 Crystal Palace 21 7 5 9 25 36 -11 26
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 21 6 5 10 21 30 -9 23
15 Newcastle United 21 6 4 11 21 34 -13 22
16 Burnley 20 6 4 10 13 26 -13 22
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 21 4 9 8 23 29 -6 21
18 Fulham 20 2 8 10 17 29 -12 14
19 West Bromwich Albion 21 2 6 13 17 50 -33 12
20 Sheffield United 21 2 2 17 12 34 -22 8
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