Newcastle vs West Ham LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals and updates from fixture today


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West Ham visit Newcastle United in the Premier League today as David Moyes’ travelling team look to maintain their stunning pursuit of a Champions League place.

The Hammers enter this fixture at St James’ Park in fourth place in the standings, one point clear of fifth-placed Chelsea with seven games remaining this season. In their last three matches, West Ham have taken 3-0 leads, ultimately drawing with Arsenal before hanging on against Wolves and – most recently – Leicester for 3-2 victories in those two outings. A win here would put further pressure on Chelsea, who today will be in FA Cup action against top-flight leaders Man City, looking for a spot in the final.

Newcastle, meanwhile, have begun to pull clear of the relegation zone in recent weeks. Despite having recorded just one win in their last five matches – a 2-1 result against Burnley last time out – Steve Bruce’s 17th-placed team are six points off the bottom three, with a game in hand over 18th Fulham. The Magpies will want to put further space between themselves and the Cottagers and West Brom, however, while bottom Sheffield United are well behind. Follow live updates from Newcastle United vs West Ham in the Premier League below.

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HALF TIME Newcastle 2-0 West Ham

Well, it is not exactly a classic but the Magpies won’t care.

Newcastle have executed their strategy well, dropping deep and hitting the Hammers on the counter. The damage has been done by Saint-Maximin, who caused the Issa Diop own goal that opened the scoring, before Joelinton added a second following an awful error by West Ham goalkeeper Fabianski.

As for West Ham, their attacking play has been incredibly uninspired while two individual errors have allowed two goals for their opponents.

Something needs to change for the Hammers in the second half.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:20

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Joelinton doubles Newcastle’s advantage

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:16

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SAVE Newcastle 2-0 West Ham

44 mins: West Ham are on the ropes, and Newcastle are feeling themselves.

Joelinton bursts into the area but his effort is saved by Fabianski.

That could have been three…

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:16

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GOAL Newcastle 2-0 West Ham (Joelinton)

42 mins: Oh no, Fabianski.

The corner is swung into the heart of the six-yard box and the Hammers goalkeeper jumps to collect the cross, but drops the ball.

Joelinton pounces and Newcastle lead by two.

Terrible turn of events for the Hammers.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:14

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Newcastle 1-0 West Ham

41 mins: West Ham have a corner, and Newcastle counter with pace and numbers.

Murphy drives forward but his effort deflects out for a corner.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:12

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GOAL AND RED CARD Newcastle 1-0 West Ham (Diop OG and Dawson)

36 mins: Saint-Maximin at the heart of it!

Joelinton wins possession at the halfway line after an awful touch by Dawson, and the defender cuts the Brazilian down.

The referee gives Newcastle advantage, and the French winger drives forward and rolls a shot towards the corner.

Issa Diop bundles it into his own net, but Newcastle – and Saint-Maximin – absolutely deserve this lead.

Dawson is shown a second yellow card for his challenge on Joelinton.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:10

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Newcastle 0-0 West Ham

32 mins: West Ham try to break Newcastle down with some quick short passes, but the home side are resolute.

Newcastle are sitting deep and clearing the ball away at every opportunity.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:04

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Newcastle 0-0 West Ham

29 mins: Almiron concedes a free kick with a controversial challenge, as the Paraguayan seemed to get a touch on the ball.

The delivery by Lingard was dangerous but Newcastle head clear.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 13:00

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Newcastle 0-0 West Ham

28 mins: Bowen cuts inside and unleashes a decent strike but it is blocked by Shelvey.

Lingard attacks the Newcastle penalty area but it is well defended by Fernandez.

The Hammers are beginning to find their feet – usually they are the team that starts well.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 12:59

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Newcastle 0-0 West Ham

24 mins: The game has slowed down, with Newcastle more than happy for West Ham to hold the ball without any attacking threat.

The home side’s dangerous ability on the counter might be the difference, and Saint-Maximin dances through two defenders and his shot is deflected behind for a corner.

What a skilful player he is.

The corner is easily cleared.

Andrew Gamble17 April 2021 12:55



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