How Liverpool’s players rated v West Ham: Find out who ‘floated like a butterfly and stung like one’
12 Emre Can – 6 out of 10 – Hit the bar in first half stoppage time. 12 Philippe Coutinho – 4 out of 10 – Could have played this match 100 times and still wouldn’t have scored one of his long range shots. Nathaniel Clyne – 4 out of 10 – Too easily beaten by Michail Antonio at the back post for the first goal. Roberto Firmino – 4 out of 10 – Floated like a butterfly and stung like one. 12 12 Mamadou Sakho – 4 out of 10 – Bossed by Andy Carroll. Liverpool’s 2-0 defeat at West Ham was a woeful way for the Reds to kick off 2016.Few, if any players in a white shirt at the Boleyn Ground could walk away having had a good game.We’ve rated the starting XI and substitutes out of 10. Take a look at the ratings in the slideshow above, and let us know your verdict by leaving a comment below.Check out our match report of West Ham v Liverpool here 12 Alberto Moreno – 4 out of 10 – Allowed the cross for West Ham’s second. 12 Lucas Leiva – 5 out of 10 – Off the pace, but almost scored, only for Mark Noble to clear his header off the line. 12 12 Christian Benteke – 4 out of 10 – Poor performance that gave ammunition to his critics, following back-to-back match-winning displays. Jordon Ibe – 5 out of 10 – Started well, nearly scored, but faded as the match went on. Dejan Lovren – 6 out of 10 – Awful against West Ham at Anfield, Lovren was the best of a bad bunch at the back. Simon Mignolet – 6 out of 10: Click the arrow above to find out how the rest of Liverpool’s players rated, and leave a comment below to let us know how you rated each player – Beaten twice, but didn’t do much wrong. 12 12 12 12 Subs: Adam Lallana – 6 out of 10, Brad Smith – 6 out of 10, Joe Allen – 4 out of 10 – Lallana added some thrust to the attack after coming on for Firmino, Smith was an improvement on Moreno, while Allen missed an absolute sitter of a header that would have made it 2-1.