Backa Topola vs West Ham LIVE commentary: Kudus and Bowen miss out for Hammers as Moyes’ males shut on knockout qualification


West Ham journey to Serbia on Thursday night as they tackle Backa Topola within the Europa League, reside on talkSPORT 2.

The Hammers are prime of Group B after a robust European marketing campaign up to now, making it three wins from 4 final day out in opposition to Olympiakos


West Ham are prime of their group within the Europa LeagueCredit score: Getty

David Moyes’ facet now have the prospect to e-book their place within the knockout phases ought to Freiburg additionally beat the Greek facet this week. 

West Ham received’t be desirous to depend on different groups although, with a win in opposition to Backa Topola all however confirming their spot regardless. 

As for the Serbian outfit, they’re backside of the group and want three factors to maintain their hopes of staying within the competitors alive. 

Backa Topola vs West Ham: Great Ward-Prowse

A key a part of West Ham’s success in Europe this season has been James Ward-Prowse

The midfielder arrived from Southampton in the summertime and immediately turned a vital a part of Moyes’ facet. 

And he has excelled on the continent, creating 18 possibilities all through the 4 video games, which is probably the most of any participant within the competitors. 

15 of these possibilities have come from his trademark set items that proceed to trigger issues for groups each single week.

From corners particularly, the Hammers have scored extra objectives than every other staff within the Europa League. And who assisted all of them? Ward-Prowse. 

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Ward-Prowse is having a superb season in all competitions


Ward-Prowse is having an outstanding season in all competitions
  • Backa Topola’s solely earlier assembly with an English membership in a aggressive match was their defeat at West Ham on MD1 of this season’s UEFA Europa League marketing campaign.
  • West Ham have received 17 of their final 19 matches in all European competitions (D1 L1), scoring not less than as soon as in every sport.
  • After profitable their very first sport in Europe 2-0 in opposition to Petrocub-Hincesti in August 2020, Backa Topola are since winless in Europe (D2 L5), conceding 26 objectives in seven video games. They’ve dropped six factors from main positions on this season’s UEFA Europa League, the joint-most of any staff together with LASK.

Backa Topola vs West Ham: Groups 

West Ham: Fabianski, Johnson, Mavropanos, Aguerd, Cresswell, Fornals, Ward-Prowse, Soucek, Paqueta, Benrahma, Mubama

Subs: Areola, Cornet, Kehrer, Chesters, Anang, Ings, Coventry, Scarles, Zouma, Ogbonna, Emerson, Orford

Backa Topola: Ilic, Antonic, Calusic, Stojic, Petrovic, Cvetkovic, Radin, Kuveljic, Cirkovic, Milovanovic, Djakovac

Subs: Simic, Mircevski, Jorgic, Pantovic, Vulic, Krstic, Vlalukin, Sos, Rakonjac

Bowen is unlikely to be risked in midweek


Bowen is unlikely to be risked in midweekCredit score: Getty

Backa Topola vs West Ham: What has been stated? 

Mubama could also be handed a begin in Europe, with Moyes praising the younger striker following his efficiency off the bench on Saturday. 

The West Ham boss stated: “We wish to play him however I’d say what number of 19 year-old centre-forwards are there within the Premier League?”

“It’s getting more durable, as a result of it’s such a tough position, and the extent of competitors is basically excessive at practically each membership.

“His mentality and angle are nearly as good as any prime participant. He’s so decided and works extremely onerous for the staff. 

“We want him to develop his actions and technical capability however he’s solely 19.”

Moyes may give Mubama a start in Serbia


Moyes might give Mubama a begin in SerbiaCredit score: Getty

Backa Topola vs West Ham: talkSPORT protection 

This Europa League Group B conflict will happen on Thursday, November 30. 

Kick-off on the TSC Enviornment in Serbia is scheduled for five:45pm. 

talkSPORT 2 will even have reside protection of the sport. 

Commentary will come from Alex Criminal and former England striker Dean Ashton

The sport can be broadcast reside on TNT Sports activities 1. 


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