Teamwork makes the dream work

Newcastle’s 8/10 gem who gained 8 duels was nearly as good as Gordon vs West Ham

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Newcastle United sealed a well-known comeback by defeating West Ham United on Saturday afternoon, having trailed 3-1 with simply quarter-hour left on the clock.

With the Magpies determined for a Premier League victory, it regarded out of attain. Step ahead Harvey Barnes and Alexander Isak.

The duo scored three late objectives between to seal a surprising win, with Barnes’ second effort arguably the choose of the bunch. Whereas the pair scored all of Newcastle’s objectives, it was Anthony Gordon who delivered an exquisite show.

Anthony Gordon’s sport in numbers vs West Ham

The previous Everton winger claimed the Man of the Match award, regardless of not scoring any of his aspect’s 4 objectives towards the Irons.

Gordon grabbed one help, took six pictures, and missed a giant likelihood through the match, guaranteeing he was a optimistic and threatening presence on the left flank all through.

Anthony Gordon’s stats vs West Ham United

Targets

0

Assists

1

Penalties gained

2

Key passes

3

Complete pictures

6

Through Sofascore

He additionally gained each of their penalties, from which Isak transformed, exhibiting his willingness to get into the field usually, whereas he additionally created a giant likelihood and made three key passes earlier than he acquired a second yellow card within the dying minutes for time-wasting.

This shouldn’t detract from his chic efficiency, which had the West Ham defenders on tenterhooks each time he had the ball.

Whereas Gordon was spectacular, Bruno Guimaraes additionally shone for Newcastle within the coronary heart of the midfield and his show was equally vital in sealing all three factors.

Bruno Guimaraes’ statistics vs West Ham

The Brazilian midfielder was all over the place through the 4-3 win this afternoon. He took 97 touches which proved how a lot he was seeking to get on the ball, whereas his passing sport was wonderful, ending the match with an 87% move success price, controlling issues from the center of the pitch.

Guimaraes additionally made two key passes, succeeded with one among his two dribble makes an attempt and even hit the woodwork as he regarded to get on the scoresheet.

The midfielder was given a match ranking of 8/10 by the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder – the identical ranking as Gordon acquired – who famous that his ‘power and battling spirit was there for all to see within the second half’.

It wasn’t simply his passing or attacking expertise on present, because the 26-year-old shone defensively too, successful eight of his 15 floor duels, making six tackles whereas solely being dribbled previous on one event.

It was a strong efficiency which can have happy Eddie Howe little question and the membership might use this as momentum to goal for a European place.

The Tynesiders play Everton and Fulham of their subsequent two Premier League matches, that are actually winnable fixtures for the Magpies.

If the likes of Isak, Barnes, Gordon – who will now be absent for one sport attributable to suspension – and Guimaraes can replicate the shape they confirmed towards West Ham over the subsequent few matches, then Newcastle will seal one of many European spots for subsequent time period with ease.

Accidents have performed their half this season, however Howe shall be hoping his aspect can dash to the end line quite than limp over it.

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