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West Ham vs Genk: Europa League preview


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est Ham face Genk on Thursday night knowing a win will put them in a strong position to reach the knockout stage of the Europa League.

Another victory against Genk would leave them in a commanding position in Group H.

David Moyes is likely to make changes to his team with Sunday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham in mind, but West Ham should be too strong for a Genk side sixth in the Belgium Jupiler Pro League.

Date, kick-off time and venue

West Ham vs Genk is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Thursday at the London Stadium.

Where to watch West Ham vs Genk

TV channel: Thursday’s match will be televised on BT Sport 2.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or through the BT Sport app.

West Ham vs Genk team news

Tomas Soucek is available after seeing a plastic surgeon following his injury at Everton. Soucek was caught in the face by the boot of Salomon Rondon at Goodison Park and needed stitches after the game. But the Czech midfielder took part in training on Wednesday.

Summer signing Nikola Vlasic is pushing to start, with Moyes likely to rotate his squad ahead of Sunday’s meeting with Spurs.

West Ham vs Genk prediction

Moyes will want to get qualification wrapped up as soon as possible and West Ham should have too much for Genk.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

This is the first meeting between the two sides.


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