Newcastle did not win a game until their 11th game of the season.
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini said of Cresswell: 'We will see him tomorrow and take the last decision, but it could be hard'.
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Perez dragged a shot wide later in the half while Salomon Rondon saw an effort brilliantly blocked by a sliding Pablo Zabaleta. "Newcastle started the season badly, but they have a good team, and maybe their position now in the table is more realistic for the squad they have". The Austria global found space time and time again in the first half and was also at the heart of West Ham's best efforts on the counter-attack prior to his 70th-minute withdrawal.
The Mexico global struck after 12 and 64 minutes before Felipe Anderson sealed a 3-0 victory - and just the Hammers' second on Tyneside in 20 years - at the death.
- Newcastle have lost six of their opening eight Premier League games at St. James' Park this season (W2) - the Magpies last suffered as many defeats in their opening eight home league games of a season during the 1953-54 campaign (P8 W2 D0 L6).
Through the first 13 games of the Premier League season, Newcastle and West Ham are level on points with 12. However, outside of Arnautovic and Anderson, West Ham do not have many viable scoring options.
"But I know he's a scorer and a player who plays very well inside the 18-yard-box, so I started with him today because before that he was not able to play a complete game". He scored one goal, he played a lot of important passes and he didn't lose the ball. But after Hernandez made it 2-0, Newcastle's heads dropped and the wind was really taken out of their sails. "And then it was all killed off in the final few minutes".