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Gianluca Scamacca opens West Ham account in qualifying win over Viborg

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West Ham United v Viborg Fodsports Forening – UEFA Europa Conference League – Playoff – First Leg – London Stadium

Gianluca Scamacca scored his first West Ham goal as the Hammers began their final European campaign with a 3-1 win over Danish club Viborg.

Italian striker Scamacca, David Moyes’ star summer signing from Sassuolo, netted a first-half header on his full debut.

Jarrod Bowen added a second after the break and although Viborg pulled one back, Michail Antonio completed things with the third.

Gianluca Scamacca scores his first West Ham goal (Nigel French/PA)

It gave the Hammers some breathing room ahead of the second leg of that qualifying play-off in Denmark next week as they bid to qualify for the Europa Conference League group stages.

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