NEWCASTLE ended their nine-game winless run in fashion with a demolition job towards West Ham on the London Stadium.
Two quick-fire second half objectives from Mohammed Diame and Christian Atsu added to Henri Saivet’s stylish strike to cancel out Marko Arnautovic’s advantageous end.
It’s their first win since beating fellow relegation strugglers Crystal Palace in October.
The Hammers additionally noticed Andre Ayew miss from the spot earlier than he lastly discovered the web late on in a efficiency that may go away David Moyes hammering his defenders.
A unfastened cross from Saivet on half-way after six minutes allowed Arnautovic to gallop by way of untouched and rating his third purpose in 4 video games.
Senegalese Saivet then made up for his error 4 minutes later in spectacular style, bending a free kick up, over and in – however Adrian’s reactions will likely be questioned.
Gayle ought to have accomplished the early comeback not lengthy after – however as an alternative struck the bar from a pleasant Yedlin cross that left the Hammers’ again 4 flapping.
They continued to flap when Ritchie joined his teammate in hitting the upright, watching his curling poke bounce off the within of the put up as Newcastle asserted their dominance.
Atsu then made extra mockery of Moyes’ again line to present his staff the lead after 53 minutes, nut-megging Zabaleta within the field earlier than feeding former Hammer Diame to smash house.
West Ham had the prospect to degree immediately in controversial circumstances, as Ciaran Clark appeared to convey Michail Antonio down outdoors the field, however Lee Mason pointed to the spot.
Benitez had his goalkeeper to thank although, as Rob Elliot palmed away a woeful penalty from Ayew.
And the Magpies made them pay, as Atsu knocked in Joselu’s pin-point cross on the hour mark after a blistering counter assault from a West Ham nook.
Ayew made up for his 12-yard miss with a six-yard end by latching onto sub Andy Carroll’s header with 20 remaining, however they couldn’t make up for earlier defensive mis-haps.
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