The Ghanaian international star Mohammed Kudus has scored his first West Ham goal against Backa Topola. The vital goal for the club came in their turnaround against Serbian side Backa Topola in the Europa League action on Thursday night.
West Ham on the night went down by a goal early in the second half of the encounter after Angelo Ogbonna was caught napping at the back which offered a glorious chance to Petar Stanic who fired Backa Topola into the lead.
The goal shocked the fans of West Ham United fans however, the team rose to the occasion and found the needed response 66th minute courtesy Nemanja Petrovic own goal which was deflected in from Mohammed Kudus’s final touch of the ball.
Mohammed Kudus finally scored his first West Ham goal when he headed in from James Ward-Prowse’ corner.
Not long after that, Ward-Prowse turned provider again as his corner from the left found Tomas Soucek’s, whose glancing header put the Hammers 3-1 up.
Despite Backa Topola’s impressive energy and efforts, West Ham’s quality eventually prevailed, and they secured all three points in the group.
Ward-Prowse continued his impressive start to the season, scoring his second goal and assisting his fifth in five matches.
West Ham’s other two opponents in Group A are German side Freiburg and Greek outfit Olympiacos, as they look to add another piece of European silverware to their cabinet.
Mohammed Kudus scores first West Ham goal: VIDEO
🇬🇭 Mohammed Kudus scores his first goal for West Ham on his European debut for the club 👏🏾
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Mohammed Kudus and his move to West Ham United
Mohammed Kudus is a 23-year-old Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or a right winger for Premier League club West Ham United and the Ghana national team.
On 27 August 2023, Kudus left Ajax, signing for Premier League club West Ham United on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, which was reported to be €44.5m (£38m) plus add-ons.
Kudus is a highly-rated young player who is known for his versatility, creativity, and technical ability. He is also a strong dribbler and finisher.
Kudus is expected to play a key role for West Ham in the upcoming season. He will be competing for a place in the starting lineup with the likes of Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, and Said Benrahma.
Kudus’s move to West Ham is a coup for the club. He is a talented young player with a lot of potential. He is also a good fit for West Ham’s style of play.
Kudus made his West Ham debut on 8 September 2023 in a Europa League match against FK TSC Bačka Topola. He scored a goal in the match, which West Ham won 3-2.
Kudus has made a positive start to his West Ham career and is quickly becoming a fan favorite. He is a player with a lot of potential and West Ham fans will be hoping that he can help the club to achieve their goals this season.