Bayer Leverkusen v West Ham: Europa League quarter-final, first leg – dwell

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Bayer Leverkusen v West Ham: Europa League quarter-final, first leg – dwell

Key occasions

David Moyes: “As excessive because it comes thus far, so wanting ahead it. Will probably be a tough recreation.

“We wish to be versatile in the course of the recreation, we wish to change and adapt. They alter as properly so we have to transfer with them.

“It occurs in soccer, you get accidents and suspensions. We’ve to point out what now we have bought, the gamers that are available in have an opportunity to point out what they’ll do.

“I need the gamers to be actually skilled, have understanding and play at a excessive stage.

“That is the time of the yr it’s important to be in good kind. If we win tonight, will probably be the primary time they’ve misplaced, so now we have to take a look at it like that.”

I used to be at Molineux on Saturday and West Ham have been totally appalling within the first half. They can not afford to start out like that tonight.

There may be not a large quantity on the bench for West Ham tonight. I’m engaged on the idea they may take a draw of single-goal defeat and get again to London.

Concentrate on …

Leverkusen:

West Ham:

Beginning lineups

Leverkusen (3-4-2-1): Kovar; Stanisic, Tah, Tapsoba; Frimpong, Palacios, Xhaka, Grimaldo; Wirtz, Adli; Schick

Subs: Hradecky, Hincapie, Kossounou, Hofmann, Andrich, Iglesias, Arthur, Tella, Boniface, Puerta, Lomb

West Ham (5-3-2): Fabianski; Coufal, Zouma, Mavropanos, Cresswell, Emerson; Paqueta, Ward-Prowse, Soucek; Kudus, Antonio

Subs: Anang, Knightbridge, Aguerd, Ogbonna, Ings, Johnson, Cornet, Mubama, Earthy, Orford, Casey

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Preamble

They could be unbeaten within the Bundesliga however Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen are but to return up towards the would possibly of West Ham. Regardless of all of the criticism of David Moyes and the fashion of soccer his aspect produce, they’re seventh within the Premier League, to not point out within the last levels of the Europa League.

Sadly for West Ham they are going to be with out Jarrod Bowen who suffered an harm within the the dramatic victory at Wolves on Saturday. They didn’t miss him an excessive amount of after he went off at Molineux however going through the Bundesliga champions-elect is one other kettle of fish.

Alonso might have the choose of jobs round Europe this summer season however he has chosen to remain at Leverkusen and construct on a completely implausible season. He’ll fancy he probabilities of progressing on this competitors, too.

Let’s hope for a cracker.

Kick-off: 8pm BST


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