Classic match

West Ham United 2-1 Liverpool
12 September 1998
Premier League

West Ham bounced back from a 4-3 defeat to Wimbledon with a morale-boosting win over Liverpool at the Boleyn Ground.

The Hammers were in front after just four minutes when John Hartson netted.

After half-time Eyal Berkovic doubled the advantage before Karl-Heinz Riedle grabbed one back late on but Harry Redknapp's team held on for the win.

This was to be a memorable season for Hammers fans as the club finished in fifth place, qualifying for Europe.

Complete record

1925 West Ham United 2-0 Burnley (Division One)
1931 Huddersfield Town 3-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1936 West Ham United 3-1 Blackburn Rovers (Division Two)
1953 Bristol Rovers 2-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1959 Bolton Wanderers 5-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1962 Liverpool 2-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1964 West Ham United 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Division One)
1970 West Bromwich Albion 2-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1981 West Ham United 3-2 Stoke City (Division One)
1987 Wimbledon 1-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1992 Peterborough United 1-3 West Ham United (Division One)
1998 West Ham United 2-1 Liverpool (Premier League)
2005 West Ham United 4-0 Aston Villa (Premier League)
2009 Wigan Athletic 1-0 West Ham United (Premier League)

Played 14, Won 7, Drawn 2, Lost 5, Scored 27, Conceded 23.

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