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Early Payout Offer sees West Ham backers paid out before Newcastle fightback

Thanks to our '2 Goals Ahead Early Payout Offer', backers of West Ham United were paid out as winners on Saturday despite the Hammers succumbing to a gut-wrenching defeat at Newcastle.

2 Goals Ahead Early Payout Offer

West Ham United will be ruing the one that got away after losing ground in the race for a coveted European spot on Saturday afternoon in the most agonising fashion.

But, thanks to our 'Early Payout Offer', backers of the Hammers will still be counting their profits despite David Moyes' men squandering a 3-1 lead at St James' Park.

The visitors looked to be on course for a huge three points in the North East as they held a two-goal advantage with less than 15 minutes remaining.

However, Newcastle galvanised themselves and remarkably turned the game on its head during a truly grandstand finale, much to the delight of the 67 backers of a 4-3 win, at odds of 50/1 pre-match, for the home side.

The hosts, also battling for a top six finish, made the perfect start when England international Anthony Gordan won a penalty just 12 minutes in, which Alexander Isak superbly dispatched following a lengthy VAR check.

West Ham, 11/4 to win the game pre-match, were soon back on level-pegging though as Michail Antonio fired home a wonderfully taken equaliser midway through the first-half, before Moyes' troops raced into a 3-1 lead shortly after the restart.

Mohammed Kudus' goal in the tenth minute of stoppage time was followed up by a Jarrod Bowen effort shortly after the break, leaving Eddie Howe and his side understandably crestfallen.

West Ham backers were paid out as a consequence of Bowen's strike, whilst Hammers fans will have been glancing at the league table with optimism as their side closed in on a first league win in three matches.

But St James' Park is famed for its unpredictability... even though few would have foreseen the drama that was to unfold during the final 15 minutes or so of the encounter.

West Ham were as short as 1/14 to depart with all three points in tow, whilst Newcastle were out to 33/1 to win the game 4-3 in the 77th minute, but those odds shifted dramatically when Isak stroked home his second spot kick of the match to offer his side both hope and belief.

Harvey Barnes, who has endured injury frustrations since making his high-profile summer switch from Leicester City, sent the home fans into delirium when he grabbed an equaliser in the 83rd minute, before even greater excitement swept through the stadium seven minutes later.

With momentum, and a vociferous St James' Park firmly behind the home side, Newcastle pressed forward allowing Barnes to fire home a dramatic seventh goal of the afternoon as the clock hit the 90 minute mark.

"What a hammer blow for West Ham United and their hopes of a top six or seven finish this season," said bet365's Steve Freeth.

"But thankfully for the pre-match backers of the Hammers, they were paid out as winners just after the half-time interval when Bowen had put his side two goals in front. It just shows, once more, what a great offer this is.

"Also, credit to anybody who got on Newcastle to win the game at 3-1, and for those backers of a 4-3 home win, all of whom will be enjoying the Bank Holiday weekend with an even bigger smile on their faces."

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