Salah score 2 sublime goals as Liverpool beat West Ham at London Stadium

Salah score 2 sublime goals as Liverpool beat West Ham at London Stadium

- West Ham vs Liverpool ended in a 3-1 win for the Reds as they move to third on the Premier League table

- Mohamed Salah scored a second-half brace while Georginio Wijnaldum netted the third for Jurgen Klopp's side

- Liverpool have now closed the gap on Man City to four points as they face Brighton at Anfield next

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Liverpool recorded their second victory at the capital within a week following their 3-1 win over West Ham United.

Mohamed Salah was on fire as he bagged two goals in the second half before Georginio Wijnaldum put the game beyond doubt.

The Hammers managed to get a consolation through substitute Craig Dawson but it did not change the complexion of the result.

Salah score 2 sublime goals as Liverpool beat West Ham at London Stadium
Salah score 2 sublime goals as Liverpool beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League
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The match started will Liverpool in control of possession in the opening but could not create a decent chance on goal.

Said Benrahma had West Ham's best chance in the first half as forced a goal-line clearance from Andy Robertson.

The second half looked a lot better than the first as Liverpool got their noses in front in the 57th through their star man Salah.

The Egyptian created space for himself in the box and bent the ball into the right-hand corner of Lukasz Fabianski in goal.

Salah even made his second more beautiful than the first after a counter-attacking move saw Xherdan Shaqiri's first-time diagonal ball saw the Egyptian controlled before putting the ball past the goalkeeper.

Wijnaldum was assisted by substitute Roberto Firmino's ball to make it 3-0 to seal all three points for Klopp's men.

But West Ham's consolation came from an 87th-minute corner-kick that beat everyone but Dawson who put the ball in the back of the net.

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David Moyes'side maintained fifth position despite the loss while Liverpool climbed a step ahead of Leicester City as they moved to third.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Virgil van Dijk has been slapped with a £220 fine for speeding in his £100,000 black Mercedes-Benz G-Class in an incident that occurred last September.

The Liverpool defender was caught exceeding the 50mph limit in Tabley, Cheshire and was fined by Warrington magistrates on Friday, January 29, 2020.

Though the Dutch centre-back did not attend the hearing, he was told to pay £124 in costs and charges over the incident.

Source: Legit

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