West Ham vs Liverpool player ratings: Mohamed Salah stars as Joe Hart sinks

Two goals from Salah plus strikes from Joel Matip and a first Premier League goal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain secured the win over the hapless Hammers

Luke Brown@lukedbrown
Saturday 04 November 2017 20:54
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Slaven Bilic's future as West Ham boss was once again thrown into doubt after a 4-1 home defeat by Liverpool.

Quickfire first-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Joel Matip saw the hapless Hammers booed off at the interval.

Manuel Lanzini pulled one back in the second half but less than a minute later Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain extinguished their hopes of a comeback before Salah hit an exquisite fourth.

And while there remains no real appetite to sack Bilic among the West Ham hierarchy, it is hard to see how he can continually stagger on to the next 'must-win' game to save his job.

The Croatian has just survived two of those, against Tottenham and last weekend's last-gasp draw at Crystal Palace, and this loss sharpens the focus once more.

For Liverpool it was certainly a happier trip to the capital than their last one, the 4-1 Wembley defeat by Tottenham a fortnight ago.

Check out how each player rated in the gallery above.

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