Reid scrambled the Senegal striker’s effort away with the Magpies players and fans screaming at the officials to give the goal, but nothing was awarded and the teams shared the spoils.
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“No, it wasn’t in, dead honest,” he told London 24. “Actually my foot was on the line and I got the ball away in time and it was good.
“As a defender you are trying to stop goals and fortunately enough I managed to get it right at the end.”
The 24-year-old recently penned a new deal which will keep him at Upton Park until 2015, and he revealed the players are determined to enjoy their remaining two fixtures with their Premier League status confirmed for another year.
“I think these games are about enjoying it really,” he added. “We can go out and play with no pressure and try and finish as high as possible. That is why we work so hard each year, to try and stay away from the relegation battle and get up the table.
“We have managed to do that this year, so now it is about enjoying it and trying to develop.”