Paul Merson states his prediction for Liverpool v West Ham

Paul Merson is expecting to see West Ham hold Liverpool to a 1-1 draw in the FA Cup on Saturday...

The Sport Review staff
By    

Paul Merson is tipping West Ham United to hold Liverpool to a 1-1 draw in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday evening.

The Reds head into the game fresh from their dramatic penalty shootout victory over Stoke City at Anfield as they booked their place in the League Cup final, where they will face Manchester City.

Liverpool have struggled to find consistent form since Jurgen Klopp was appointed as Brendan Rodgers’ successor at Anfield back in October.

The Reds were 5-4 winners over Norwich City in the Premier League last weekend and have only won four of their last 10 top-flight games.

And former Arsenal man Merson is tipping Liverpool to struggle to break down the Hammers at Anfield on Saturday evening, predicting a 1-1 draw.

Merson told Sky Sports: “I just can’t see Liverpool winning this game. West Ham have done the double over them and Liverpool have just played 120 mins plus penalties.

“I know they won and that puts more air into your lungs, but West Ham are a very good team. We saw that on Saturday Night Football against Manchester City.”

MORE: The latest Liverpool news and views

MORE: The latest Liverpool player tweets

Liverpool are currently in seventh place in the Premier League table and eight points behind fourth-placed Tottenham heading into the final 15 games of the season.

MORE: Latest transfer news and gossip

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Photo: Alexis Sanchez posts worrying cryptic message to Arsenal fans on Instagram
The Sport Review
Pundit: Man United record signing Paul Pogba isn’t even worth £20m
The Sport Review
Dele Alli: 15 photos of Tottenham midfielder’s stunning girlfriend Ruby Mae
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 17 photos of Man United midfielder’s beautiful wife Ana Ivanovic
The Sport Review
Seven players Man United could sign in the January transfer window
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Seven strikers Liverpool could sign in January transfer window
The Sport Review
Top 26 Christian footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd players feature
The Sport Review
Pundit: Liverpool won’t win the title without these two players
The Sport Review
Thierry Henry: This is why I’ve been so impressed by Chelsea
The Sport Review
Eric Bailly delivers positive update to Man United fans