Liverpool Dealt Shock Hammer Blow

Liverpool crashed to a shock 3-1 defeat against West Ham while earlier, Arsenal stopped Aston Villa going top of the table courtesy of a 3-0 win, with the much-criticised Mesut Ozil on target.

updated: September 21, 2014 00:23 IST
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West Ham celebrate after scoring against Liverpool Saturday.

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London: Liverpool suffered a surprise 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday as fresh questions were raised about whether they have the defence required to win the Premier League title.

Brendan Rodgers's side were 2-0 down inside seven minutes at Upton Park.

Poor defending by Liverpool -- who've now lost three of their five league games this season -- saw the visitors fail to deal with James Tomkins's knock down and Winston Reid turned the ball in to put the Hammers 1-0 up in the second minute.

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