West Ham pegged back by Gent in ECL quarter-final

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West Ham's Europa Conference League quarter-final with Gent is finely poised aft the archetypal limb ended successful a 1-1 gully connected Thursday night.

Danny Ings' archetypal ever European extremity and 3rd since joining West Ham gave the visitors the pb connected the changeable of half-time (45+3) but they had to withstand a precocious onslaught astatine the Ghelamco Arena.

The Hammers, seeking to interruption a 43-year trophy drought, saw their 100 per cent grounds successful Europe this play ended successful the 2nd period, but David Moyes volition consciousness assured of completing the occupation backmost connected location soil.

Gent had won 10 of their erstwhile 15 location games, and Alessio Castro-Montes was progressive successful the equaliser arsenic helium combined with striker Hugo Cuypers, who steadied himself earlier reversing his changeable beyond Alphonse Areola (56).

There was precocious play erstwhile referee Tasos Sidiropoulos opted to reverse his determination to nonstop disconnected Kamil Piatkowski aft a VAR reappraisal having initially dismissed him for a situation connected Lucas Paqueta. Replays showed helium got the ball.

Gent's Gift Orban and Tarik Tissoudali some missed bully chances to instrumentality a slender pb into the 2nd limb adjacent Thursday but the gully means it is the Premier League broadside who volition look to marque the astir of location vantage astatine the London Stadium.

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What's next?

The 2nd limb takes spot astatine the London Stadium connected April 20; kick-off 8pm.

But up adjacent for West Ham, they big Premier League leaders Arsenal connected Sunday, unrecorded connected Sky Sports; kick-off 2pm.

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Meanwhile, Gent question to Mechelen, besides connected Sunday; kick-off 3pm.