With Liverpool yet again being held to a scoreless draw at home, this time to West Ham, boss Rafa Benitez was asked if his team was lacking confidence in front of goal. "Maybe some players are but it's just a case of us trying to keep creating chances - then I'm sure we'll start taking them."

On whether he would look to bring in another striker in January - possibly Michael Owen, the Spanish tactician told the club's official web site: "Clearly I can guarantee that we are not going for Michael Owen."