Diogo Jota struck a late winner for Liverpool as the Premier League champions came from behind to defeat West Ham and make history at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp’s men are now incredibly unbeaten in their last SIXTY-TWO Premier League home games (W51 D11) –  equalling their longest ever unbeaten home run (63 between February 1978 and December 1980) set when Reds icon Bob Paisley was in charge.

Jota wrote himself into Liverpool’s history books
Jota wrote himself into Liverpool’s history books
Salah made no mistake from the spot to make it 1-1 at Anfield
Salah made no mistake from the spot to make it 1-1 at Anfield

The hosts started brightly but it was the Hammers who struck first through Pablo Fornals.

Gomez headed straight to Spaniard as he attempted to clear a cross and Fornals drove home off the post with 10 minutes gone.

Despite dominating possession, Liverpool struggled to carve out clear-cut opportunities after conceding.

Jordan Henderson did drive narrowly wide and Andrew Robertson volleyed over but there were no openings for their forwards until Mohamed Salah won a penalty just before the interval.

Fornals gave the visitors the lead but they could not hold onto it
Fornals gave the visitors the lead but they could not hold onto it

The Egypt international went down after being clipped on the ankles by Arthur Masuaku and the Egyptian took advantage as he stepped up to make it 1-1 from the spot.

Liverpool thought they had claimed the lead with just over 10 minutes remaining when substitute Jota turned in a loose ball but VAR intervened.

The Portuguese forward had pounced after Lukasz Fabianski saved a shot from Sadio Mane but, after a lengthy delay that eventually saw referee Kevin Friend make use of the monitor, the goal was ruled out for a foul.

Moments later, however, the Portuguese got his goal after being teed up beautifully by Xherdan Shaqiri to fire home from close range and seal the victory for his side.

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