Kudus late goal helps West Ham draw with Newcastle

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Mohammed Kudus celebrates scoring for West HamMohammed Kudus scored his second West Ham goal in his seventh appearance for the London club

West Ham's Mohammed Kudus scored an 89th-minute equaliser to deny Newcastle United victory in a thriller at London Stadium.

Newcastle looked to be heading for a fifth straight win when Alexander Isak's second-half double turned the game around, following Tomas Soucek's eighth-minute opener for the Hammers.

But Kudus' first Premier League goal since joining West Ham in the summer, a driven effort into the bottom corner, ensured the points were shared in the capital.

West Ham and Newcastle stayed seventh and eighth respectively in the Premier League table as both sides returned to action after wins in Europe.

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Hammers snatch late leveller

West Ham fans went through a whole range of emotions across the 90 minutes.

At half-time, it looked as if their team would equal their best league start since the 1999-2000 season, putting themselves on track for 16 points after eight games with a win over a leggy Newcastle.

David Moyes' side were boosted by the return of forward Michail Antonio, who was back from a hip injury, and they took the lead from their first attack.

Emerson knocked the ball around Newcastle goalkeeper Nick Pope, who had raced from his line, and a low centre allowed unmarked midfielder Soucek to tap into an empty net.

When Newcastle responded at the start of an exciting second period, West Ham then appeared to be slipping to a third Premier League defeat in four matches.

That was until Kudus struck brilliantly from the edge of the penalty area.

And in the last few seconds the home team nearly snatched victory when Jarrod Bowen's shot was saved by Pope, the ball just evading the onrushing Said Benrahma as he looked to knock in the rebound.

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West Ham United

Squad number23Player nameAreola

Squad number5Player nameCoufal

Squad number4Player nameZouma

Squad number27Player nameAguerd

Squad number33Player nameEmerson

Squad number7Player nameWard-Prowse

Squad number19Player nameÁlvarez

Squad number20Player nameBowen

Squad number28Player nameSoucek

Squad number10Player nameLucas Paquetá

Squad number9Player nameAntonio

Squad number14Player nameKudus

Squad number22Player nameBenrahma

Newcastle United

Squad number22Player namePope

Squad number2Player nameTrippier

Squad number6Player nameLascelles

Squad number5Player nameSchär

Squad number33Player nameBurn

Squad number36Player nameS Longstaff

Squad number39Player nameBruno Guimarães

Squad number8Player nameTonali

Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

Squad number14Player nameIsak

Squad number32Player nameAnderson

Squad number9Player nameWilson

Squad number13Player nameTargett

Squad number23Player nameMurphy

Line-ups

West Ham

Formation 4-2-3-1

23Areola5Coufal4Zouma27Aguerd33EmersonBooked at 16mins7Ward-Prowse19Álvarez20Bowen28SoucekSubstituted forKudusat 76'minutes10Lucas PaquetáBooked at 70mins9AntonioBooked at 35minsSubstituted forBenrahmaat 75'minutes

Substitutes

8Fornals14Kudus17Cornet18Ings21Ogbonna22Benrahma24Kehrer45Mubama49Anang

Newcastle

Formation 4-3-3

22Pope2Trippier6Lascelles5Schär33Burn36S LongstaffBooked at 79mins39Bruno GuimarãesBooked at 17mins8Tonali24AlmirónBooked at 67minsSubstituted forMurphyat 82'minutes14IsakSubstituted forWilsonat 86'minutes32AndersonSubstituted forTargettat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

1Dúbravka3Dummett9Wilson11Ritchie13Targett19Manquillo20Hall21Livramento23Murphy

Live Text

Match ends, West Ham United 2, Newcastle United 2.

Second Half ends, West Ham United 2, Newcastle United 2.

Foul by Jacob Murphy (Newcastle United).

Jarrod Bowen (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Sandro Tonali (Newcastle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Edson Álvarez (West Ham United).

Foul by Callum Wilson (Newcastle United).

James Ward-Prowse (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Wilson (Newcastle United).

Kurt Zouma (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Matt Targett replaces Elliot Anderson.

Offside, West Ham United. Mohammed Kudus tries a through ball, but Jarrod Bowen is caught offside.

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by Nick Pope.

Attempt saved. Jarrod Bowen (West Ham United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mohammed Kudus.

Goal! West Ham United 2, Newcastle United 2. Mohammed Kudus (West Ham United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vladimír Coufal.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Callum Wilson replaces Alexander Isak.

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by Dan Burn.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Jacob Murphy replaces Miguel Almirón.

Attempt missed. James Ward-Prowse (West Ham United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Sean Longstaff (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card.

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