Soccer-West Ham suffer top-four blow in defeat at Newcastle

Soccer-West Ham suffer top-four blow in defeat at Newcastle

17/4/2021 5:21:00 PM

Soccer-West Ham suffer top-four blow in defeat at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE (Reuters) - West Ham United's top-four hopes were dealt a big blow as Joe Willock's late header earned Newcastle United a 3-2 win in a see-saw clash on Saturday - a result that put the hosts within sight of Premier League safety.

But the second half saw the London side produce a stunning revival.Diop scored at the right end to give West Ham hope in the 73rd minute, and Jesse Lingard then converted a penalty to make it 2-2 with little under 10 minutes remaining.But there was a final cruel twist for the visitors as Newcastle substitute Joe Willock headed home a late winner.

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West Ham could not respond again, and they remain in fourth place with 55 points from 32 games, one point above Chelsea who have a game in hand.Newcastle moved nine points clear of third-from-bottom Fulham.(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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