West Ham 5-0 Freiburg (Agg 5-1): Key stats

  • West Ham recorded their biggest ever margin of victory in a European match, while it was the only the second time they netted five goals in a European competition (after a 5-1 win versus Real Madrid Castilla in October 1980).

  • The Hammers have won each of their last ten home matches in major European competition (excluding qualifiers), while only two English sides have had a longer such run this century: 12 games by Man City (2022-present) and Manchester United (2006-08).

  • Mohammed Kudus (11) and Jarrod Bowen (10) have both hit double figures for goals at the London Stadium this season – the only other Premier League duos with 10 or more home goals across all competitions this term are Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota at Anfield and Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez at the Etihad.

  • Bowen has scored 18 goals in 36 appearances for West Ham this season, equalling his most in a single campaign for the Hammers in 15 fewer appearances (18 in 51 games in 2021-22).

  • Lucas Paqueta has been directly involved in 13 goals in 32 games across all competitions this season (seven goals, six assists), one more than he managed in 41 games for West Ham last season (12 – five goals, seven assists).

  • Aaron Cresswell scored his first goal for the club since April 2022 (against Everton), ending a run of 58 appearances in all competitions without netting for the Hammers.