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Genk vs West Ham prediction – Europa League

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West Ham United will travel to Genk on Thursday to try to keep their unblemished record in Group H intact. Following back-to-back losses the hosts are currently in last place, but a win in midweek may propel them into the top two. Here is everything you need to know about Genk vs West Ham football prediction for the Europa League match of the season.

Team news

Genk

After serving a suspension in the Europa League last time Daniel Munoz has returned to Genk.

West Ham

David Moyes will almost certainly rotate more in the run-up to the festive season with three victories from three in Group H.

Vladimir Coufal may have to settle for a small role, given the success of understudy Ben Johnson, but he should start in the Europa League on Thursday.

Alex Kral, a summer addition, has had a dreadful season so far, but he could make the bench here after recovering from COVID-19.

Genk vs West Ham Prediction

Putting an end to their five-game losing streak Genk has scored six goals in each of their previous two games.

If Genk are to progress to the next round they have their work cut out for them after back-to-back 3-0 losses in the Europa League, including a 3-0 loss to West Ham last time out.

Meanwhile, West Ham is on a roll. In Group H they’ve won three of their first three games, including a 4-1 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday. A win here would effectively put them through, given they are six points ahead of the chasing pack.

Match Facts

In their last three games, West Ham has kept a clean sheet (Europa League).

In their last three games, West Ham has won both halftime and fulltime (Europa League).

West Ham has won three of their last four games (Europa League).

West Ham has scored at least two goals in each of their last three games (Europa League).

Lineup 

Genk possible starting lineup: Vandervoordt; Arteaga, Lucumi, Sadick, Preciado; Heynen, Hrosovsky, Thorstvedt; Paintsil, Ito, Onuachu 

West Ham United possible starting lineup: Fabianski; Coufal, Zouma, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

Our Prediction: Genk 0-2 West Ham United

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