West Ham manager Slaven Bilic outlines his thoughts regarding the London Stadium

West Ham's Olympic Stadium v Domizale

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has spoken out on what it is like for his side to play at the London Stadium.

West Ham's Olympic Stadium v Domizale

As quoted by the Daily Mirror, Slaven Bilic has praised the atmosphere at the London Stadium and has stated that West Ham are "not afraid" of their new home.

West Ham United squared off against Slovenian side Domzale in the second leg of the third round Europa League qualifiers and the match was the first competitive fixture for the Hammers at the former Olympic Stadium.

The Hammers marked the occasion with a comprehensive 3-0 victory thanks to goals from Cheikhou Kouyate and Sofiane Feghouli, and the result was the perfect way to cap off a landmark day for the club.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic

Following the game, manager Slaven Bilic stated that the fans created a positive atmosphere inside the stadium and added that his side are ‘not afraid’ of their new home, despite the initial struggle early on in the game.

Bilic was quoted saying by the Daily Mirror, “You can’t compare it to Upton Park. It’s totally different but it’s a good atmosphere. I’m not afraid of the new stadium.

“It was difficult psychologically for us but for a stage like this we played really good, we were fit, aggressive and played good football.

West Ham's Olympic Stadium v Domizale

“We could have scored more goals, but it was a very mature performance. We played badly in the first leg but a week later we are fresher and closer to the season.”

West Ham will welcome AFC Bournemouth in their first Premier League game at the London Stadium on August 21st and one can be sure that the fans will be looking to create a rapturous atmosphere on the day.

West Ham's Olympic Stadium v Domizale

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