The Algerian was in devastating shape as he helped the Hammers get maximum points away to St James’ Park
West Ham United coach David Moyes cautiously praised Algeria striker Said Benrahma, who played in the club’s 4-2 win over Newcastle during the Premier League outing on Sunday.
The North African was in an inspired form as he provided assistance and pushed for the Hammers in St James’ Park.
The 26-year-old found the back of the net in the 53rd minute when he converted a pass from Michail Antonio to make the score 2-2.
The Magpies opened the scoring in the fifth minute when Callum Wilson kicked in a header from Allan Saint-Maximin.
With 19 minutes played, the visitors could have scored the tying goal after Pablo Fornals came through the middle, but his kick went wide.
Tomas Soucek scored the third goal for the Hammers, Benrahma put the icing on the cake after setting up Antonio four minutes later to score the fourth for the Londoners to ensure they win comfortably.
‘I think you can see a slight change in his game and his development; ‘it can not always be the Said Benrahma show, that’s what we’re interested in,’ Moyes said. HammersNews.
‘At one point we needed his individual ability to beat people, score goals and make assists, and he did it. [on Sunday]. “
Meanwhile, former English international Danny Murphy believes that international Algeria will score even more goals for his team this season.
“From the first minute he had a goal with him. He has good feet, he got good positions,” Murphy said. Match of the day 2.
“You can see he’s a goal scorer. Ham’s side.
“As the game progressed, he got better and better and still found himself in goals.”