Newcastle edge West Ham in a seven-goal thriller

Newcastle edge West Ham in a seven-goal thriller

Harvey Barnes scored two late objectives as Newcastle United staged a sensational comeback to safe a 4-3 win in opposition to West Ham in a Premier League match at St James’ Park on Saturday.

Eddie Howe’s Newcastle aspect made the proper begin when Anthony Gordon received a penalty with simply three minutes of play and Alexander Isak transformed from 12 yards after a test by the video assistant referee (VAR).

However West Ham scored three straight objectives as Michail Antonio equalised for the visiting aspect earlier than Mohammed Kudus scored the second aim earlier than half time and Jarrod Bowen added the third inside minutes both aspect of half-time at hand the Hammers a 3-1 lead.

However Isak transformed a second penalty to provide the Magpies hope and Barnes got here off the bench to equalise earlier than snatching the winner within the ninetieth minute.

Newcastle’s Anthony Gordon was despatched off for a second reserving in stoppage time, however the hosts had been on for a much-needed victory.

Newcastle’s Saudi homeowners would have anticipated their crew to be a lot greater than their present mid-table berth after ending within the prime 4 final season.

It was Newcastle’s second win of their final seven video games in all competitions doubtlessly the highest eight locations providing up European soccer within the Premier League, the Magpies have ensured they continue to be firmly within the combine.

Seventh-placed West Ham are only one level forward of Newcastle after a consequence that can solely result in extra criticism of boss David Moyes from the membership’s demanding followers.

West Ham have now conceded 54 objectives this season with simply Luton (60), Burnley (63) and Sheffield United (74) conceding extra.

It’s now three video games with out victory for the Hammers following attracts in opposition to Burnley and Aston Villa, whereas they’ve received only one away recreation within the league for the reason that flip of the yr – shedding three and drawing one.

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