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Can West Ham succeed in Europe again?

The Hammers have started off their European campaign with 2 wins in 2 and are set to get out the group.

The two wins came from a 3-1 home win against Backa Topola and a crucial 2-1 away win against Freiburg. The other team in their group are Olympiacos, who throughout their existence have been dark horses in Europe, who will play West Ham next week.

Since the start of the season, the East London side have scored 21 goals in 11 games and this goal scoring form has helped them to be in the position they are in their Europa League group.

The Hammers won the Europa Conference League last season, which was their first trophy in 58 years. With their perfect start, they will be looking to try add another European trophy to their cabinet.

Two years ago West Ham got to the semi-finals of the Europa League but unfortunately lost to Frankfurt to stop them from reaching the final. Since that loss against Frankfurt, David Moyes’ side have got an unbeaten streak of 17, which is a record in European football.

Since their winning campaign there have been so many major changes, with club captain Declan Rice leaving to join Arsenal but the Hammers have signed Mohammed Kudus and James Ward-Prowse and Edson Alvarez, to join the midfield, which has been a huge success. Also, Conference League winning goal scorer, Jarrod Bowen, has signed a 7-year contract to stay at the club to his near retirement and leave as a club legend.

Winning the Europa league will also get you into next year’s Champions League which the Hammers have never competed in. West Ham know what’s it’s like to have European success and will do everything they can to get back to back trophies for the first time in their history.

Their next game in Europe will come against Olympiacos away on the 26th October at 5:45pm at the Karaiskakis stadium in Attica, where the Hammers will hope to continue their unbeaten record.

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