EPL; Liverpool equal club record with a hard-earned victory

English Premier League champions, Liverpool pulled a dramatic comeback to beat West Ham 2-1 and equal a 63 game unbeaten home run record.

Jurgen Klopp’s side were rocked by Pablo Fornals’ early strike at Anfield as the West Ham midfielder punished a poor header from Joe Gomez in the 10th minute.

The Reds levelled in the 42nd minute when Mohamed Salah was fouled by Arthur Masuaku and the Egyptian stepped up to convert the penalty for his eighth goal of the season.

Liverpool thought they had claimed the lead with just over 10 minutes remaining when substitute Jota turned in a loose ball but after a lengthy delay that saw referee Kevin Friend make use of the pitchside monitor, the goal was ruled out for a foul by the Senegal winger.

With time running out, Jota ensured he would still finish as Liverpool’s hero.

In the 85th minute, Portugal forward ran onto Xherdan Shaqiri’s pass to score his third goal since joining from Wolves in September.

It was Liverpool’s fourth successive victory since influential defender Virgil van Dijk was sidelined for several months with a serious knee injury suffered against Everton.

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