Liverpool opponents told how to prevent Trent Alexander-Arnold’s deadly crosses

Liverpool's opponents have been told how best to deal with Trent Alexander-Arnold and his deadly crossing.

The England international was in fine form once again on Monday night when the Reds ran out 3-2 winners against West Ham.

David Moyes made the Merseyside outfit work for the result after going 2-1 up at Anfield.

But some fantastic play from Alexander-Arnold saw Liverpool run out winners on the night.

The 21-year-old grabbed two assists, one for Georginio Wijnaldum and the winner for Sadio Mane.

It has been an incredible period for the youngster, who has made himself a devastating weapon under Jurgen Klopp.

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The full-back now has 24 assists in the Premier League since last season and his 12th of the current campaign.

And BBC pundit Pat Nevin has given some advice on what sides can do to stop the Englishman.

He said: "All you can do is show him inside, it's not difficult at all.

"It's your job to stop the crosses coming in. The full-backs have changed the rules because they put them in from the deep areas with such pace, they are vicious.

"David Beckham was a great crosser of the ball but it was the area he was doing it from. There are one or two players doing it now."

And former West Ham goalkeeper Rob Green agreed with his fellow pundit.

He said: "Pat is right to say force the players inside but to do that you've got to make up 20-30 yards to get to the man to stop them crossing the ball first.

"Doing that for an hour and a half is tiring and that's when the gaps start to appear."

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Liverpool look set to land their first ever Premier League this season and are on course to do so unbeaten.

With the league all but wrapped up, Klopp will surely be eyeing the Champions League after winning it last season.

However, they are 1-0 down to Atletico Madrid after Saul Niguez netted the only goal of the game at the Wanda Metropolitano.

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