Saints beat West Ham to make it four straight wins

London Stadium | Sun 25 Sep 4.00PM
Match Report Highlights

WHU v Saints Match Centre

WHU v Saints As It Happened

Key moments

  • West Ham United 0-3 Southampton (Austin 39', Tadić 61', Ward-Prowse 90+2')
  • Austin scores his fifth goal in four games
  • Claude Puel's side register their first away success 
  • James Ward-Prowse nets his first goal from open play in the Premier League

Four-midable

Four wins and four clean sheets to boot! Get in there ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️

IT WAS A GOOD SECOND-HALF. WE SAW GOOD FOOTBALL WITH MANY CHANCES AND GOOD POSSIBILITIES.

CLAUDE PUEL
MANAGER

REPORT: West Ham United 0-3 Southampton 

Four wins, four clean sheets. Read our report as Saints secure a first away win with a sensational performance at London Stadium.

We march on!

Fantastic support today at London Stadium from the travelling Saints fans as always! 👏

What a feeling!

James Ward-Prowse celebrates his first goal of the season and a first in the Premier League from open play.

FULL-TIME: West Ham United 0-3 Southampton

Claude Puel's men record their first away win of the season in emphatic style, courtesy of goals from Charlie Austin, Dušan Tadić and James Ward-Prowse

GOALSCORER 16 James Ward-Prowse

Three!

James Ward-Prowse finishes off a Davis cut back from close range to extend the advantage! What a performance 👏

+1’

GOOOAL!!!

James Ward-Prowse (+1’) | West Ham United 0 3 Southampton

90’

Yellow Card for Dimitri Payet (West Ham United)

90’

"We're off to Milan"

The travelling Saints fans are in fine voice as we approach full-time here. Four additional minutes indicated by the fourth official.

88’

Southampton substitution: Cuco Martina replaces Cédric

Cédric leaves the field late on for birthday boy Cuco Martina!

86’

Great save from Adrián

Saints are starting to enjoy themselves now and after receiving a pass from Cédric, James Ward-Prowse forces a good reaction save from Adrián

Goalscorers in arms

Saints are closing in on their first away victory of the Premier League season!

82’

West Ham United substitution: Edimilson Fernandes replaces Mark Noble

81’

Close! 

The ball falls kindly for Pierre-Emile Højbjerg from range and his audacious effort whistles narrowly wide of goal.

81’

Yellow Card for Winston Reid (West Ham United)

Reid is the next man into the book after catching Shane Long.

77’

Off the line!

A ball into the box bounces around and is almost turned home by Ashley Fletcher but Virgil van Dijk is on the line to clear. 

76’

Chance for Redmond!

Adrián is forced into another smart save as Nathan Redmond's shot from a tight angle is low towards the near post.

Dušan! 😀

Dušan Tadić celebrates in front of the Saints' travelling support after making it 0-2!

74’

Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Charlie Austin

The man of the moment is off to a standing ovation from the away end. 

72’

Handball?

Sofiane Feghouli's effort is blocked bravely by Ryan Bertrand and there are huge appeals from West Ham for a penalty to no avail.

71’

West Ham United substitution: Ashley Fletcher replaces Håvard Nordtveit

An attacking change from Slaven Bilic as his side look for a route back into the game.

69’

Yellow Card for Virgil Van Dijk (Southampton)

Virgil van Dijk is the first Saints player to receive a yellow card after a challenge on Sofiane Feghouli.

65’

Almost a third

Ryan Bertrand finds Nathan Redmond in the box, he cuts the ball back to Steven Davis on the edge of the box who can't quite keep his shot down.

GOALSCORER 11 Dušan Tadić

Tadić doubles the advantage

Wonderful, neat interplay! After great pressing from Saints, Austin finds the run of Tadić, who beats Adrian to make it 2-0!

61’

GOOOAL!!!

Dušan Tadić (61’) | West Ham United 0 2 Southampton

59’

Yellow Card for Simone Zaza (West Ham United)

Simone Zaza goes down easily in the box with Oriol Romeu pressing and he's shown a yellow card by Jonathan Moss.

58’

Payet free-kick

José Fonte brings down Michail Antonio in a promising position for the hosts, but Virgil van Dijk heads the ball in away.

54’

Yellow Card for Mark Noble (West Ham United)

West Ham skipper Noble goes into the book after a late challenge on Pierre-Emile Højbjerg in midfield. 

52’

Big chance!

Cédric gets away down the right and cuts the ball back to Dušan Tadić, near the penalty spot, but he sees his effort from close range saved by Adriàn. 

46’

We're back underway!

Charlie Austin's first half strike sees Saints 1-0 in front at London Stadium. Can Claude Puel's men hold on for a first away victory of the campaign?

HT

West Ham United substitution: Sofiane Feghouli replaces Manuel Lanzini

Slaven Bilic makes his first change of the game at the break in the wide area.

Team spirit 💪

Saints celebrate with Charlie Austin and Ryan Bertrand after taking the lead at London Stadium.

🔥⚽️

He just can't stop scoring! Charlie Austin sweeps home Ryan Bertrand's low cross for his fifth goal in four games.

HALF-TIME: West Ham United 0-1 Southampton

Charlie Austin's strike in the 39th minute is the difference between the two sides at the break. 

45’

Side-netting!

Another chance for Saints as Dušan Tadić slips the ball into the overlapping run of Cédric, who sees his first time shot hit the side-netting.

44’

Chance for Redmond!

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg finds Nathan Redmond down the right and he fires a low shot which Adrián saves with his legs.

GOALSCORER 10 Charlie Austin

Austin again!

Ryan Bertrand's low cut back from the left finds Austin and he sweeps the ball home with his left foot. Get in there!

39’

GOOOAL!!!

Charlie Austin (39’) | West Ham United 0 1 Southampton

36’

Dimitri Payet's corner narrowly evades Simone Zaza at the front post and almost falls kindly for Michail Antonio, but thankfully it's cleared.

Ryan Bertrand has provided a real outlet down the left side so far for Saints, with both sides probing to create their first real chance.

30’

Almost a chance for Austin

Dušan Tadić twists and turns beyond Harvard Nordtveit before sending a cross in towards Charlie Austin, but Adrián comes to collect.

26’

Dimitri Payet sends in a free-kick after Simone Zaza was brought down by Oriol Romeu, but José Fonte heads the danger clear.

Dušan Tadić plays the ball on under pressure from defender Alvaro Arbeloa in the early exchanges. No clear-cut chances for either side so far.

16’

Penalty appeals turned down

Michail Antonio flicks the ball on to Simone Zaza, and he goes down under pressure from Fonte and Cédric but Jonathan Moss turns the appeals away.

Virgil Van Dijk goes up against Michail Antonio, who has 10 headed goals to his name in 2016, in an early aerial battle.

9’

Yellow Card for Oriol Romeu (Southampton)

Oriol Romeu is booked after bringing down Manuel Lanzini as he looked to start a West Ham United break down the left.

8’

First Saints chance!

Charlie Austin releases Bertrand down the left, his cut back finds Højbjerg on the edge of the box but he sees his shot blocked by Ogbonna.

3’


Half chance for the hosts as Angelo Ogbonna's long pass finds Simone Zaza, who controls on his chest before firing wide. 

We're underway here in the capital

Nathan Redmond gets us going. Can Claude Puel's men register their first victory on the road in the Premier League?

Warm-ups done!

We're moments away from kick-off at London Stadium in the Premier League. Come on Saints! 

IT'S BEEN GOOD FOR CONFIDENCE TO WIN THE LAST THREE HOME GAMES. NOW WE PLAY THREE AWAY GAMES, WHICH IS A GOOD CHALLENGE FOR THE PLAYERS.

CLAUDE PUEL
MANAGER

now we win three games confidence is higher. it's really important because wins make you feel comfortable. we are now ready for a win away.

dušan tadić
mIDFIELDER

Saints arrive at London Stadium

Watch as the Saints squad arrive ahead of today's Premier League clash with West Ham United.

Arriving at London Stadium

Our photographers were on hand as Southampton arrived at London Stadium.

West Ham's starting line-up

Starting XI: Adrian, Nordtveit, Reid, Ogbonna, Arbeloa, Antonio, Noble (c), Lanzini, Kouyate, Payet, Zaza.
Substitutes: Randolph (GK), Feghouli, Obiang, Byram, Fletcher, Fernandes, Oxford.

The team has been confirmed!

Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Fonte (c), van Dijk, Bertrand, Romeu, Højbjerg, Davis, Tadić, Redmond, Austin. Substitutes: McCarthy (GK), Clasie, Yoshida, Ward-Prowse, Hesketh, Martina, Long.

Sharp-shooters!

Southampton were looking great during training on Friday. Let's hope for more of the same today!

The scene is set!

We're all set here at London Stadium for today's game.

IT'S A LOVELY STADIUM. I WATCHED A GAME A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO AND THE ATMOSPHERE WAS FANTASTIC.

JORDY CLASIE
MIDFIELDER

A man in form! 🔥

Charlie Austin will be looking to score in a fourth consecutive game for the first time since October 2013.

Puel's West Ham preview

We caught up with Claude Puel ahead of today's game against West Ham United at London Stadium.

It's matchday!

We're at London Stadium today as Southampton take on West Ham United. After Wednesday night's EFL Cup success, Claude Puel's men are looking to make it four straight wins in all competitions!

WHU v Saints Line Ups

West Ham United

13
Adrián (GK)
2
Winston Reid
4
Håvard Nordtveit
Ashley Fletcher (71′)
5
Álvaro Arbeloa
21
Angelo Ogbonna
10
Manuel Lanzini
Sofiane Feghouli (45′)
30
Michail Antonio
16
Mark Noble (C)
Edimilson Fernandes (82′)
27
Dimitri Payet
8
Cheikhou Kouyaté
11
Simone Zaza
14
Pedro Obiang
35
Reece Oxford
24
Ashley Fletcher
7
Sofiane Feghouli
1
Darren Randolph
22
Sam Byram
31
Edimilson Fernandes

Southampton

1
Fraser Forster (GK)
17
Virgil van Dijk
6
José Fonte (C)
21
Ryan Bertrand
2
Cédric Soares
Cuco Martina (89′)
8
Steven Davis
23
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
11
Dusan Tadic
James Ward-Prowse (80′)
14
Oriol Romeu
10
Charlie Austin
Shane Long (74′)
22
Nathan Redmond
4
Jordy Clasie
16
James Ward-Prowse
7
Shane Long
42
Jake Hesketh
15
Cuco Martina
13
Alex McCarthy
3
Maya Yoshida

WHU v Saints Match Stats

West Ham United

Head to Head Stats

Southampton
  • Possession (%)
    45
    55
  • Shots
    13
    18
  • Shots on target
    1
    9
  • Corners
    6
    2
  • Passes Complete
    286
    386

Top Saints Player Stats

Goals
1
Dušan Tadić
Dušan Tadić
Shots On Target
3
Dušan Tadić
Dušan Tadić
Chances Created
3
Ryan Bertrand
Ryan Bertrand
Passes Completed
62
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Tackles
4
Steven Davis
Steven Davis
Clearances
16
Virgil Van Dijk
Virgil Van Dijk