English Premier League

Newcastle vs West Ham 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 5': Callum Wilson
  • 40': Jacob Murphy
FT
2 - 4
  • 18': Aaron Cresswell
  • 53': Saïd Benrahma
  • 63': Tomás Soucek
  • 66': Michail Antonio

Relentless West Ham power past Newcastle in six-goal thriller

West Ham United came from behind to outclass Newcastle United 4-2 in a breathless Premier League season opener at St James' Park on Sunday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 5': Goal! Newcastle United 1, West Ham United 0. Callum Wilson (Newcastle United) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Allan Saint-Maximin with a cross.
  • 18': Goal! Newcastle United 1, West Ham United 1. Aaron Cresswell (West Ham United) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pablo Fornals.Goal confirmed following VAR Review.
  • 40': Goal! Newcastle United 2, West Ham United 1. Jacob Murphy (Newcastle United) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matt Ritchie with a cross.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Newcastle United 2, West Ham United 1.
  • 51': Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 53': Goal! Newcastle United 2, West Ham United 2. Saïd Benrahma (West Ham United) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Michail Antonio with a cross.
  • 63': Penalty saved! Michail Antonio (West Ham United) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 63': Goal! Newcastle United 2, West Ham United 3. Tomas Soucek (West Ham United) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.
  • 66': Goal! Newcastle United 2, West Ham United 4. Michail Antonio (West Ham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Saïd Benrahma following a fast break.
  • 70': Substitution, Newcastle United. Ryan Fraser replaces Jonjo Shelvey.
  • 84': Substitution, Newcastle United. Sean Longstaff replaces Emil Krafth.
  • 85': Substitution, Newcastle United. Joelinton replaces Callum Wilson.
  • 88': Substitution, West Ham United. Ryan Fredericks replaces Saïd Benrahma.
  • 90': Substitution, West Ham United. Andriy Yarmolenko replaces Jarrod Bowen.
  • 90'+3': Substitution, West Ham United. Ben Johnson replaces Michail Antonio.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: St. James' Park
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Attendance: 50,673

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+35 Liverpool 25 57 2
+32 Manchester City 25 56 3
+36 Arsenal 25 55 4
+19 Aston Villa 25 49 6
Full Table

Statistics

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3 Fouls 4
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
6 Corner Kicks 7
1 Saves 4
53.6 Possession 46.4
18 SHOTS 17
9 ON GOAL 3
0.5 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
405 Accurate Passes 340
473 Passes 401
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.8
4 Accurate Crosses 6
23 Crosses 27
0.2 Cross % 0.2
38 Long Balls 51
18 Accurate Long Balls 26
0.5 Long Balls % 0.5
5 Blocked Shots 7
14 Effective Tackles 5
23 Tackles 8
0.6 Tackle % 0.6
7 Interceptions 9
21 Effective Clearances 21
21 Clearances 21

Line-Ups

NEW Newcastle United (5-3-2)

No. Name
27 Freddie Woodman (GK)
18 Federico Fernández
2 Ciaran Clark
17 Emil Krafth
11 Matt Ritchie
23 Jacob Murphy
8 Jonjo Shelvey Yellow Card
24 Miguel Almirón
14 Isaac Hayden
10 Allan Saint-Maximin
9 Callum Wilson

WHU West Ham United (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Lukasz Fabianski (GK)
21 Angelo Ogbonna
15 Craig Dawson
3 Aaron Cresswell
5 Vladimír Coufal
22 Saïd Benrahma
28 Tomás Soucek
41 Declan Rice
9 Michail Antonio
8 Pablo Fornals
20 Jarrod Bowen

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