Liverpool have equalled their club-record unbeaten run of 25 video games after they secured a cushty 2-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid within the Champions League on Wednesday night.
The Reds beforehand racked up a quarter-century of matches with out defeat in all competitions again in 1982 beneath the administration of Bob Paisley – who left the membership after 9 historic years in cost quickly after.
Liverpool’s present run began again in April when a last-minute aim from Trent Alexander-Arnold gave them a 2-1 win over Aston Villa. Since that day, the Reds have navigated 24 matches, avoiding defeat in every of them.
The run has included two victories over bitter rivals Manchester United, the primary a 4-2 victory again in Could and the second a 5-0 humiliation at Outdated Trafford in October.
Throughout their streak they’ve additionally crushed Atletico twice with the second victory placing them in sight of setting a brand new membership file.
To ensure that the present aspect to put in writing their names into Liverpool historical past, they might want to keep away from defeat of their subsequent recreation – a visit to the London Stadium to face West Ham. That is no simple process, nonetheless.
West Ham come into the sport off the again of three wins and are at present simply two factors behind second-placed Liverpool in fourth.
Jurgen Klopp has been handed a lift earlier than the match, with injured pair Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara each returning to the fray for his aspect’s victory over Atleti. Fabinho began the sport on the base of midfield whereas Thiago was launched as a second-half substitute.
It isn’t all excellent news, although. Naby Keita, who suffered an damage throughout his aspect’s draw with Brighton on the weekend, is anticipated to overlook the journey to the capital, as is James Milner and probably Curtis Jones.
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