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Sports News of Sunday, 24 December 2017

Source: footballghana.com

Christian Atsu scores and assist as Newcastle United beat West Ham United

Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu scored as Newcastle United beat Andre Ayew's West Ham United in the English Premier League.

West Ham United's Adre Ayew missed a penalty but made up for it moments later be scoring a consolation for the Hammers.

Christian Atsu scored on the hour mark to extend Newcastle United's lead to 3-1, after Henri Saviet had levelled a Marko Arnautovic goal in the 10th minute.

Mohammed Diamme scored the Magpies second in the 53rd minute before West Ham's Andre Ayew missed the chance to level after wasting a penalty three minutes later.

His compatriot Christian Atsu, punished the Hammers after adding the third on the hour mark.

Andre Ayew made amends in the 69 minute after grabbing a consolation for the home side, but his goal was not enough as West Ham lost to Newcastle United.