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Newcastle stun Hammers to end barren run

NEWCASTLE CLUNG on to their 3-2 lead in east London to win their first Premier League match since October 21.

Rafael Benitez’s side, playing some of their best football since the autumn, could never afford to relax but were still good value for a victory that brings to an end their nine-match winless run.

The Newcastle goals on December 23 came courtesy of a first half Henri Saivet free kick and second half strikes from Mohamed Diame and Christian Atsu.

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