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The Data: Tough game ended in win for West Ham over Newcastle

The home side Newcastle were in control leading 2-1 in the Premier League. But West Ham turned the game around and won 4-2.

The hosts Newcastle started best and were already 1-0 up early in the game. After only 5 minutes Callum Wilson scored, with an assist from Allan Saint-Maximin.

West Ham equalised to make it 1-1, when Aaron Cresswell scored, with an assist by Pablo Fornals, in the 18th minute.

Newcastle took the lead just before the half-time whistle as Jacob Murphy scored, with an assist by Matt Ritchie.

Straight after the break, Said Benrahma found the net and equalised for West Ham.

With barely 30 minutes on the clock, West Ham’s Tomas Soucek scored and gave West Ham the lead.

In the 66th minute, Michail Antonio scored, with an assist by Said Benrahma, to increase the lead for West Ham. Antonio then completed the team’s come back. This brought the final score to 2-4.

Newcastle play Villa away on Saturday. West Ham will face Leicester at home on Monday.

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