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West Ham ratings against Liverpool - who was the man of the match?

PUBLISHED: 13:00 12 December 2016

West Ham United's Michail Antonio celebrates scoring his sides second goal

West Ham United's Michail Antonio celebrates scoring his sides second goal

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Liverpool's Divock Origi after scoring his sides second goaLiverpool's Divock Origi after scoring his sides second goa

RATINGS

DARREN RANDOLPH 7

You have to say that the second goal was down to his flap at a cross, but he certainly made up for it with a world class save from Henderson’s shot.

West Ham United's Mark Noble and Liverpool's Jordan HendersonWest Ham United's Mark Noble and Liverpool's Jordan Henderson

HAVARD NORDTVEIT 6

We feared the worst when he was selected and then when he was partly culpable for the opening goal. But he worked hard and looked more solid late on as part of a three man central defensive partnership rather than at full back.

AARON CRESSWELL 7

Liverpool's Adam Lallana (left) and West Ham United's Pedro Obiang battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.Liverpool's Adam Lallana (left) and West Ham United's Pedro Obiang battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.

A couple of no-nonsense clearances for corners at the far post, he just adds some composure to the team. Got forward when he could but this was mainly about defending.

WINSTON REID 7

Allowed the cross that led to the second goal, but otherwise gave everything in defence with headed clearances and interceptions and kept his cool.

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.West Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.

ANGELO OGBONNA 6

Has to take some responsibility for the first goal as he stood off Lallana and was left floundering. Not always pretty but he was effective in his clearances.

MARK NOBLE 6

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum has a shot on goal during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum has a shot on goal during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.

Worked hard and kept the team battling and though he is still nowhere near his best, he gave everything and really got stuck in.

PEDRO OBIANG 7

Tried his best to hinder Liverpool in their midfield build-up and though that was never going to happen all the time, he had his moments as usual with tackles and hassling.

MANUEL LANZINI 5

Tried his best, but Lanzini is nowhere near his best form at the moment and he lost the ball too often and was also on the periphery of things too often.

DIMITRI PAYET 8

Another brilliant free kick goal and perhaps the most important thing was the Frenchman looked up for the fight for 90 minutes. Almost gave away a penalty in the first half.

ANDRE AYEW 6

Surprise selection over one of the centre forwards and never really carved out a niche in the match. Was there or thereabouts, but it was difficult to see what his tole was.

MICHAIL ANTONIO 8*

The versatile player was given the centre forward role and caused Liverpool all sorts of problems with his pace and tenacity. Scored an opportunist goal, while in the second half he went back to wing-back and then on the wing. Looked exhausted by the end.


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