Liverpool wins at West Ham to close gap on EPL top five

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Published 1:24 p.m. ET Nov. 4, 2017 | Updated 4:44 p.m. ET Nov. 4, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The only member of the English Premier League’s top six in action on Saturday, Liverpool took full advantage.

Juergen Klopp’s side won at West Ham 4-1 to secure successive league victories for the first time since August.

Mohamed Salah scored twice, while Joel Matip and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also found the net as Liverpool made light work of West Ham at the Olympic Stadium.

The victory took Liverpool level on points with Chelsea and Arsenal, which both face tough challenges on Sunday against top two Manchester United and City, respectively. Third-placed Tottenham meets Crystal Palace.

“Two weeks ago I felt quite different. We knew after that game at Tottenham (4-1 defeat) that we were bad,” Klopp said. “We wanted to strike back and the boys did with three really nice results.”

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