West Ham and Silkeborg square off at JYSK Park on Thursday night as the Premier League outfit looks to make it two straight victories in Group B of the Europa Conference League.
The Hammers fought back to beat FCSB 3-1, while the Danish side went down to a late goal against Anderlecht in Belgium.
The match between Silkeborg IF and West Ham United will mark the first time the Danish team has ever played English opposition in a European competition.
Silkeborg IF are winless in their last nine matches in European competition (D1 L8), including qualifiers; in fact, their last win in Europe came back in August 1998 (2-0 v NK Mura).
Silkeborg have won two, drawn one, lost three of their last six games, and scored five goals, and, conceded five in their last six fixtures.
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).
David Moyes’ side 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.
West Ham have never previously won four European games in a row and was undefeated in their previous three games away from home in the group stages of European competitions (W2 D1).
The Premier League giants the only side with a 100% conversion rate on big chances during matchday one of the group stages.
West Ham have won three, drawn one, andt two of their last six matches and scored nine goals and con,
ceded six in their last six fixtures.