Europa League: West Ham United prevails over Genk 3-0

LONDON. West Ham United was ultimately too much to handle for Genk.

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LONDON. West Ham United was in the end too strong for Genk with the goal of C. Dawson (45′), I. Diop (57′) and J. Bowen (59′). West Ham United was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the London Stadium Stadium in London on Thursday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Donatas Rumšas with the assistance of Aleksandras Radiušas and Dovydas Sužiedėlis. The 4th official was Robertas Valikonis. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6 degrees Celsius or 42.75 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

West Ham United was in firm control of the ball 63% while Genk was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

West Ham United was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons West Ham United won the contest.

West Ham United shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Genk shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to West Ham United. On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Genk.

After this match, West Ham United has 9 points to occupy the 1st place in the standings. while Genk stays with 3 points (4th).

Match Events

  • 45'

    C. Dawson

  • 46'

    M. Sadick

    C. Cuesta

  • 57'

    I. Diop

    A. Cresswell

  • 59'

    J. Bowen

  • 67'

    M. Noble

    D. Rice

  • 67'

    R. Fredericks

    A. Cresswell

  • 73'

    M. Tresor Ndayishimiye

    T. Bongonda

  • 73'

    I. Ugbo

    P. Onuachu

  • 83'

    S. Benrahma

    J. Bowen

  • 83'

    P. Fornals

    A. Yarmolenko

  • 83'

    B. Toma

    K. Thorstvedt

  • 83'

    L. Oyen

    J. Ito

  • 89'

    D. Chesters

    M. Lanzini

Next matche

In the upcoming Europa League match, West Ham United will play away with Genk on the 4th of November with a 0-0 head to head.

Genk will host West Ham United on the 4th of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of West Ham United (0 draws).

West Ham United: Formation and Lineups

West Ham United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager David Moyes chose to play with the following team: Alphonse Aréola (7.1), Ben Johnson (6.7), Craig Dawson (7.3), Issa Diop (8.0), Aaron Cresswell (7.5), Tomáš Souček (7.4), Declan Rice (7.0), Andriy Yarmolenko (7.0), Manuel Lanzini (7.3), Nikola Vlašić (6.5) and Jarrod Bowen (7.6).


West Ham United made 5 changes: D. Rice for M. Noble (67′), A. Cresswell for R. Fredericks (67′), A. Yarmolenko for P. Fornals (83′), J. Bowen for S. Benrahma (83′) and M. Lanzini for D. Chesters (89′).

Top player: Issa Diop

The player who no doubt impressed West Ham United the most was Issa Diop.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 58 passes (91% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4.

Genk: Formation and Lineups

Genk started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, John van den Brom played with: Maarten Vandevoordt (5.4), Ángelo Preciado (6.6), Carlos Cuesta (6.9), Jhon Lucumi (6.6), Gerardo Arteaga (6.6), Patrik Hrošovský (6.4), Bryan Heynen (6.8), Kristian Thorstvedt (6.8), Junya Ito (7.0), Paul Onuachu (6.5) and Theo Bongonda (6.7).


Genk made 5 changes: C. Cuesta for M. Sadick (46′), T. Bongonda for M. Tresor Ndayishimiye (73′), P. Onuachu for I. Ugbo (73′), K. Thorstvedt for B. Toma (83′) and J. Ito for L. Oyen (83′).

Top player: Junya Ito

Probably the most impressive player in Genk was Junya Ito.

His rating is (7.0) with 32 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Europa League

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