Silkeborg IF v West Ham LIVE stream: Hammers back in Europa Conference League action as they look to achieve European winning record – UK kick-off time, team news and how to follow

    West Ham will look to build upon their positive start in the Europa Conference League with a trip to Denmark to take on Silkeborg this evening.

    The Hammers came from behind to beat FCSB last Thursday on an emotional evening that started with the sombre news that Queen Elizabeth had passed away.

    West Ham hope to secure a successive win in the group stages of Europa Conference League this term

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    West Ham hope to secure a successive win in the group stages of Europa Conference League this term

    West Ham fans burst into a spontaneous rendition of ‘God Save The Queen’ before the players masterminded a heroic 3-1 win.

    The Irons remain in top shape having had the weekend off due to the period of mourning ahead of their return to action against Silkeborg tonight.

    Silkeborg v West Ham: Date and start time

    This Europa League Conference match will take place on Thursday, September 15, with kick-off at the JYSK Park in Denmark set for 8pm.

    It is top versus bottom in Group B, with Silkeborg falling to a 1-0 defeat to Anderlect on matchday one.

    The match will be televised on BT Sport 2 with coverage starting from 7:45pm.

    BT Sport customers can live stream the game via their app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.

    talkSPORT will have updates throughout the evening while talkSPORT.com will be running a live blog for all the action.

    To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream. You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

    Paqueta looks to be the creative force West Ham need

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    Paqueta looks to be the creative force West Ham need

    Silkeborg v West Ham: Team news

    David Moyes could name a stronger side than usual, having had an unexpected rest last weekend and with an international break coming up.

    Gianluca Scamacca will be rivalling Michail Antonio in attack, with Maxwel Cornet hoping for more minutes on the flank.

    Tomas Soucek is a doubt to start as he works his way back from an ankle issue, while Lucas Paqueta is in line to start.

    Nayef Aguerd and Ben Johnson remain West Ham’s only long-term absentees through injury.

    West Ham have won all three of their matches in this season’s Conference League

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    West Ham have won all three of their matches in this season’s Conference League

    Silkeborg v West Ham: Match facts

    • Among teams who created more than one big chance, West Ham United were the only side with a 100% conversion rate on big chances during matchday one of the group stages (2/2), beating FCSB 3-1.
    • West Ham United are undefeated in their previous three games away from home in the group stages of UEFA competitions (W2 D1), scoring exactly two goals per game in each of those fixtures.
    • West Ham have won all three of their matches in this season’s UEFA Conference League, including qualifiers, scoring exactly three goals in each of their games so far; the Hammers, meanwhile, have never previously won four European games in a row before.
    • Silkeborg IF are winless in their last nine matches in European competition (D1 L8), including qualifiers; in fact, their last win in Europe came all the way back in August 1998 (2-0 v NK Mura).
    • This will be the first time Silkeborg IF have faced West Ham United in European competition, as well as the first ever time the Danish side have faced English opposition. West Ham faced Danish opposition for the first time during the last round of qualifiers in this year’s tournament, defeating Viborg FF in both legs of their tie (3-1 at home and 3-0 away).

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