Bowen, who is doing a great job this season. Injured from the Premier League game that “Hammer” lost to “Reds” 1-0 on Saturday past. By being substitute in the 53rd minute for Said Benrahma to play instead
West Ham manager David Moyes gave an update on the condition of his players after the game: “Jarrod will need a scan of the heel after the clash with (Andy) Robertson, he is playing. We have been good during this period. It would have been a disaster without him against Sevilla.”
Moyes also mentioned Declan Rice, the captain of the team who did not play at Anfield: “He was sick Thursday and all Friday. We hope it’s not too bad. But now I still can’t say anything.”
West Ham next visit Sevilla in the Europa League round of 16 first leg on Thursday March 10, while the weekend league fixture takes on Aston Villa on Sunday March 13.
Liverpool’s seventh league win a row was testimony to their growing strength in depth. With Jurgen Klopp playing the closing stages. With a front three of Mane, Luis Diaz and Jota after Mo Salah was taken off to rest before Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Inter Milan.
Klopp said: ‘We needed to bring in fresh energy and now it looks like we have top quality in depth. There’s no chance you can win games like this if you keep the same team all the time.’
Klopp was still unhappy with the number of chances. That Liverpool present to West Ham, particularly when Fornals was allow to run on goal with only Alisson to beat. He lobbed the keeper but Trent Alexander-Arnold ran back to sweep the shot off the line.
‘There was no pressure on the ball in midfield, Ali [Alisson] stayed really calm and Trent was then able to clear the situation,’ said Klopp.