Hammers v Newcastle Match Facts


West Ham United beat AK Alkmaar in the semi final first leg of the Europa Conference League

West Ham and Newcastle clash tomorrow  with the Irons looking to improve a  record which has seen the us only win one of our previous eight games against us.

That came two seasons back when we won 4-2 at St James’ Park with Newcastle winning four of their previous six PL visits to the London Stadium, drawing one and losing one.

In last season’s corresponding fixture the Geordies recorded a 5-1 win with Callum Wilson and Joelinton grabbing two apiece.

Match Facts

West Ham United

  • West Ham have made their best start to a Premier League campaign for eight years, with 13 points from their opening seven games.
  • The Hammers have scored in nine successive Premier League matches, amassing 17 goals during that run.
  • David Moyes’ side have kept consecutive clean sheets – versus Lincoln City and Sheffield United – after conceding in each of their first seven fixtures this term.
  • Jarrod Bowen has contributed six goals and two assists in his past nine Premier League games.
  • Bowen has failed to score in seven previous top-flight appearances against Newcastle.
  • James Ward-Prowse has been directly involved in nine goals in his past 10 Premier League matches, with four goals and five assists.
  • Ward-Prowse is set to make his 350th appearance in the Premier League.

Newcastle United

  • Newcastle are on a six-game unbeaten run in all competitions, winning five, scoring 16 goals and conceding one.
  • They were undefeated in seven Premier League trips to London last season, winning four and drawing three.
  • The Magpies could equal the club record of four consecutive top-flight wins without conceding, first set in 1909 and matched in 2012.
  • Ten players have scored for Newcastle in the top flight this season, more than any other side.
  • Callum Wilson has scored 12 goals in 13 Premier League appearances against West Ham.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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