Conference League play-off opponents confirmed

  • by Staff Writer
  • Tuesday, 9th August 2022

West Ham United face a trip to Denmark in the play-off round of the Conference League.

The Hammers will travel to Viborg for the second leg on the tie on 25 August after the Danish Superlig side beat Faroe Islanders B36 by two goals to one in tonight's preliminary round tie.

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Holding a 3-0 advantage from last week's first leg in Denmark, Viborg were never in threat of capitulating and extended their lead on aggregate to 4-0 when Nils Mortimer Moreno scored with 64 minutes on the clock.

The hosts equalised on the night through Michal Przybylski with just 11 minutes remaining but Viborg secured the win and a 5-1 win in the 86th minute through Gambian striker Alassana Jatta, to set up a play-off tie against the Hammers.

Tickets for the first leg are already on sale via the club's website, priced from £15 for adults and just £5 for minors. West Ham's allocation for the second leg in likely to be restricted to around 500, with Viborg's stadium capable of holding just under 10,000 fans.

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