Newcastle 3-0 West Ham

Match summary

26 Aug 2017
Newcastle United v West Ham United

Newcastle United got their first points of 2017/18 as they beat West Ham United 3-0 at St James’ Park.

Joselu broke the deadlock on 36 minutes with Newcastle's first goal of the season. The striker signed from Stoke City bundled in Christian Atsu’s cross.

West Ham's best chance was when Chicharito had an effort cleared from underneath the Newcastle crossbar by Ciaran Clark.

Clark then popped up at the other end to double the lead, heading in Matt Ritchie’s cross in the 72nd minute.

Ayoze Perez fed Aleksandar Mitrovic to round Joe Hart and make it 3-0 late on, leaving West Ham without a point this season.

See: Newcastle report | West Ham report

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