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West Ham's quest for a top ten finish hit a snag on Sunday, as the Hammers battling performance wasn't enough to stop table toppers Liverpool at Upton Park.
Afterwards manager Sam Allardyce was not pleased with the officials, insisting that something must be done so that referees stop making so many mistakes.
A Steven Gerrard double edged West Ham out in a closely fought battle at the Boleyn Ground on Sunday afternoon.
But it was contentious decisions which dominated in a match that saw both Liverpool's goals in the 2-1 result come from penalties.
• The BBC reports that West Ham would be interested in bringing in Andy Carroll if the striker were put out on loan by Liverpool.
Carroll, who has been touted for deals by new Reds manager Brendan Rodgers, remains close friends with Hammers' captain Kevin Nolan from their time together on Tyneside.
West Ham turned in possibly their worst performance of the season at the weekend as their relegation worries intensified.
The Irons capitulated in feeble fashion at Anfield as Liverpool ran out easy 3-0 winners, leaving manager Avram Grant struggling to find the positives.
It's 47 years since West Ham last won at Anfield and only the most optimistic Iron will be backing an end to that record this weekend.
Liverpool will be without talismanic captain Steven Gerrard, which could give draw specialists West Ham the chance to sneak a point on Merseyside.