David Moyes warns his West Ham stars NOT to underestimate Backa Topola... despite Serbian minnows hosting Europa League clash in just a 4,500 capacity stadium

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By Kieran Gill for nan Daily Mail

Published: 17:38 EST, 29 November 2023 | Updated: 17:40 EST, 29 November 2023

David Moyes says West Ham will not make nan correction of underestimating Backa Topola erstwhile they locomotion retired astatine nan TSC Arena, a infinitesimal stadium pinch a 4,500 capacity.

The Hammers tin enactment apical of nan Europa League's Group A by beating nan Serbian minnows connected Thursday evening. 

Yet Moyes insists they cannot beryllium lulled into a mendacious consciousness of information conscionable because nan crushed holds less fans than astir of those successful England's National League.

'We respect each nan opponents we play,' Moyes said connected Wednesday nighttime successful Serbia. 

David Moyes is eager not to spot immoderate complacency group successful for West Ham arsenic they look a minnow

West Ham will return connected Backa Topola successful nan TSC Arena, which has a capacity of conscionable 4,500

'We travel present to effort to win. A mini stadium successful comparison, but nan transportation looks good. I find each crippled successful Europe difficult. Nothing is easy.

'Obviously we're afloat alert of nan very bully consequence they had astatine nan play (a 4-0 distant triumph complete Serbian SuperLiga leaders Partizan). They played very good astatine nan London Stadium.'

Topola took nan lead successful nan reverse fixture, though yet mislaid 3-1 aft 2 goals from Mohammed Kudus and 1 from Tomas Soucek.

Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio person not travelled for Thursday's necktie pinch West Ham fans calling for Divin Mubama - nan 19-year-old academy imaginable - to get nan motion up of Danny Ings up front.

West Ham fans want to spot young forward Divin Mubama fixed a spell from nan commencement successful Serbia


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