Newcastle's Sean Longstaff in action against West Ham.
Our Newcastle United writer Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings following the game at the London Stadium - Scroll down to see how each player performed.
Let down by his defence for the first goal. 6 Played on after suffering a head wound, surprisingly kept his place. 5 At fault for West Ham's first goal when he lost Rice at a corner. 5 Had an awkward evening, but the defence steadied after the break. 6 Gave away a penalty after diving in on Hernandez. 5 Looked dangerous when he broke into the final third of the pitch. 6 Couldn't match his recent performances, taken off late in the game. 5 Booked for a foul on Snodgrass, nowhere near his best before his half-time withdrawal. 5 Got around the pitch and cause some problems for West Ham. 6 Had a quieter game, though showed glimpses of his pace. 5 Very isolated for much of the game, but played his part in a late rally. 6 Brought some physicality to Newcastle's midfield. 6 There was a change to a back four after his introduction. 6