None of the last 12 Premier League home meetings against Liverpool been drawn – West Ham have four victories and Liverpool eight since a 1-1 draw in December 2001.
The Merseysiders won 4-0 at the London Stadium in May, their biggest league victory away to West Ham since January 1976.
Liverpool have lost three of their last six Premier League games against the Hammers (W2, D1) – as many defeats as in the previous 25 meetings.
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Defeat would leave the Hammers with nine points. The last time they had fewer than 10 points after 11 league games was in 2010-11, a season which saw them relegated from the top flight.
Seven of West Ham’s nine Premier League wins at the London Stadium have been by 1-0 scorelines.
The Hammers have conceded four Premier League penalties this season (all scored) – no other side has given away more than two.
Andre Ayew has scored three goals in his last two games in all competitions for West Ham – more than he had managed in his previous 10 appearances this season.
All 41 of Javier Hernandez’s Premier League goals have been scored from inside the penalty area.
Joe Hart has conceded 29 goals in 17 Premier League games against Liverpool during his career; five more than against any other side.
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