Michail Antonio scored a late winner for West Ham (Zac Goodwin/PA)
Michail Antonio could be West Ham’s hero once again in their Europa League match against Rapid Vienna on Thursday.
He returned from injury on Saturday to score a late winner for the Hammers against Leeds in the Premier League. He has impressed this season and teammate Angelo Ogbonna has hailed the star.
He said: “It’s another goal for Michail Antonio and he just likes to score!
“The job that he did today for us was unbelievable and not just him, but the two guys in the middle of the park, Said [Benrahma], Jarrod [Bowen] as well – he played the three games this week and we can’t forget that. I think he did really well.”
But who will star in the Europa League clash? Here’s all you need to know.
When is it?
The match will kick-off at 8pm on Thursday, 30 September at the London Stadium.
Where can I watch?
The game will be available to watch on BT Sport 1 with coverage starting at 7.30pm. Fans will also be able to stream the match on the app and website.
If you aren’t a BT customers you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
For West Ham, Ryan Fredericks is in doubt due to a groin injury, while Vladimir Coufal is an injury doubt. Academy graduate Ben Johnson is set to deputise.
Rapid Vienna have been hit with injuries this season and Oliver Strunz, Richard Strebinger, Christopher Dibon, Filip Stojkovic, Lion Schuster and Robert Ljubicic are all set to miss this one.
West Ham: Fabianski, Johnson, Zouma, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Benrahma, Fornals, Bowen, Antonio
Rapid Vienna: Strebinger; Stojkovic, Greiml, Hofmann, Ullman; Grahovac, Petrovic; Grull, Fountas, Arase; Kara
West Ham – 1/4
Draw – 9/2
Rapid Vienna – 17/2
David Moyes has worked out the early season kinks and West Ham look in good form at the moment. Michail Antonio is the leading star of the show and he is sure to guide his side to a convincing lead over the visitors. West Ham 3-1 Rapid Vienna.
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