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Origi spares Liverpool blushes against West Ham

LFC 2 West Ham 2 Analysis: Matip & Milner provide positives, Karius & Firmino don't

Speaking after the dramatic Anfield clash, an emotional Bilic said: "I would like to dedicate this point to the people in Turkey because we were there for two-years".

Being one-goal down in a game against West Ham, with their style of play, their situation in the table plus their quality which they have usually.

"The way to get a real top-flight team is for them to make the right decisions, and stay cool".

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius last week gifted Bournemouth a victor and Klopp's side - so good going forward and top of the table last month - are being regularly undermined by their defensive failings.

Origi couldn't hide the disappointment of the Reds losing further ground at the top, however, but believes there is still a long way to go.

"It's hard to stay in the race with Chelsea when they win everything and we didn't", he said.

The season has started poorly for Slaven Bilic's side; a disastrous run of results means the East-Londoners find themselves in 17th place in the Premier League, despite an impressive draw at Anfield last time out.

"We had a problem with second balls but not too often. The only thing we can do is do what we do best".

"There are points that we have to work on but you just have to use the experience to come back stronger".

Naturally, the Reds' defence has taken the brunt of the criticism, with Loris Karius and his centre-backs being blamed for an inability to keep games tight when their forwards have done their job - Liverpool led against the Cherries and the Hammers, after all.

Both players took part in training on Monday, but versatile Germany global Can may not be ready for the midweek Premier League trip to Teesside, with a fixture against neighbours Everton to follow next week.

The matches continue to come thick and fast, with Wednesday's Premier League trip to Middlesbrough another huge test of Liverpool's title credentials.