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Hammers fans have descended on Prague despite only 5,000 having tickets for the showpiece against Fiorentina.
Supporters have been seen lighting flares in Prague's Old Town Square in the hours leading up to kick-off.
Pictures have shown riot police in the square as Czech authorities seek to avoid any potential flashpoints.
Authorities confirmed last month that police would be drafted in from all over the Czech Republic to boost the numbers to more than 10,000 officers.
Czech authorities have ramped up security ahead of the Europa Conference League final
Riot police have been pictured in Old Town Square in Prague in the build-up to tonight's final
An estimated 25,000 West Ham supporters have travelled to the Czech Republic for the final