Miles Starforth's player ratings: How Newcastle United's players performed at West Ham

Newcastle United suffered their first defeat for over a month following a 2-0 defeat at West Ham - but did anyone stand out?

Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 6:43 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 6:57 pm
Newcastle's Sean Longstaff in action against West Ham.
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

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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