Group information and stats forward of West Ham vs Fast Vienna within the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 8pm.
Vladimir Coufal is an damage doubt for West Ham, however Ryan Fredericks won’t be accessible after sustaining an damage within the Carabao Cup victory towards Manchester United final week.
West Ham have been 2-0 winners towards Dinamo Zagreb of their first Europa League group recreation, with Michail Antonio and Declan Rice scoring their first European objectives.
Fast Vienna shall be with out a number of gamers for Thursday’s conflict. Christopher Dibon, Richard Strebinger, Oliver Strunz and Lion Schuster are all sidelined because of damage.
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- This would be the very first match between these two sides in European competitors, with West Ham going through Austrian opposition for the primary time.
- Fast Wien have misplaced 4 of their 5 away video games towards English sides in European competitors, successful the opposite recreation 3-2 towards Kevin MacDonald’s Aston Villa aspect regardless of trailing with 12 minutes to go.
- West Ham have received 12 of their 17 residence matches in main European competitors (D2 L3), though they’ve failed to attain in both of their final two such matches (0-0 vs FCSB in November 1999 and 0-1 vs Palermo in September 2006).
- Fast Wien have misplaced 18 of their 26 away video games within the UEFA Europa League thus far (W5 D3), with their final away recreation on this competitors additionally coming towards English opponents – a 1-4 defeat towards Arsenal within the group phases final season.
- West Ham midfielder Declan Rice accomplished 53 of his 54 cross makes an attempt on MD1 towards Dinamo Zagreb (98%), together with all 32 of the passes he made within the opposition half (100%).
When are the Europa League group stage video games?
Matchday 2: September 30 2021
Matchday 3: October 21 2021
Matchday 4: November 4 2021
Matchday 5: November 25 2021
Matchday 6: December 9 2021
Spherical of 16: March 10 & 17 2022
Quarter-finals: April 7 & 14 2022
Semi-finals: April 28 & Might 5 2022
Ultimate: Might 18 2022 (Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, Seville)