West Ham 1-3 Newcastle – Cabaye Bags Brace For Magpies As Hammers Slip Back Into Drop-Zone (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

19th, January 2014

By Alan Duffy

West Ham United 1-3 Newcastle United – Premier League – 18th January 2013

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - West Ham United v Newcastle United - Upton Park

West Ham produced a rather limp performance against Newcastle on Saturday which saw them slip back into the relegation zone. French schemer Yohan Cabaye was the star of the show, with a fine goal in both halves as the visitors outplayed their lacklustre hosts. A Mike Williamson own-goal just before half-time had made it 2-1, after Loic Remy had added to Cabaye’s opener. However, in the second-half, the Hammers failed to click into gear, with both Carlton Cole and sub Andy Carroll missing horribly from close-range. And then, at the death, Cabaye netted a superb free-kick to seal the deal for Alan Pardew’s men,  as the pressure once again increases on Big Sam.


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Photos: PA

Highlights: 101gg