Liverpool beat West Ham 4-1 at Anfield to keep their good home form going in the Premier League.
Four own goals and a Luis Suarez header made it a game to remember.
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First half quick analysis
Mignolet: Made one fantastic stop at 0-0 and has been excellent at launching counter attacks.
Johnson: Sloppy on the ball, like too many others, and not enough decisiveness in the final third.
Flanagan: Working hard and offering a wide option, but doesn't have the technique to always beat his man.
Skrtel: Solid so far, other than letting Maiga in behind him once.
Sakho: Beaten once in the air for Maiga's header, but other than that has been very solid.
Allen: Winning the ball back, recycling possession regularly and keeping the tempo going. Good game.
Gerrard: Too sloppy in possession and not having enough of an impact in breaking the Hammers down.
Coutinho: Dropping deep to get the ball and looks the Reds' best bet to cut West Ham open.
Henderson: Some good runs off the ball but no real end product yet.
Sterling: Making some excellent runs behind the defence, but missed one great chance to score and needs better concentration at the moment of shooting or passing.
Suarez: Busy as ever and always looking to link quickly around the edge of the box. Shooting has been a little off-form so far.
Second half quick analysis
Mignolet: Nothing he could do about the goal. Played well all game.
Johnson: A poor all-round game which was saved in part by an excellent cross for the all-important third goal.
Flanagan: Defensively sound, lacking in attack.
Skrtel: A little unlucky with the own goal but Liverpool contribute to their own problems at the back.
Sakho: A revelation on his return to the side. Has to stay in the XI.
Allen: Best game in probably close to a year. No coincidence it comes when he reverts to his holding role.
Gerrard: Played well in parts but lax in possession. Injury will be a concern ahead of Christmas fixtures.
Henderson: Improved after the break and was heavily involved in a lot of the buildup play.
Coutinho: Excellent game all-round, constantly pressed and probed.
Sterling: Showed flashes of his ability but needs to be more decisive in the box.
Suarez: Won the game again late on. Showed great quality throughout the 90.
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