After the stalemate, the slaughter. Liverpool channelled the frustration of being held by Manchester United into an emphatic destruction of West Ham to book their place in the League Cup semi-finals for a record 19th time. David Moyes’s team were abysmal, and the 6,000-strong travelling support let them know it, but the truth is West Ham were pounded into submission.
Dominik Szoboszlai’s spectacular opener was in keeping with a superb Liverpool performance in which Curtis Jones excelled with two goals, Mohamed Salah came off the bench to take his usual place on the scoresheet and Cody Gakpo also breached Alphonse Areola’s nonexistent defence.
Written by Andy Hunter at Anfield
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