WHU vs SOU
Audio description highlights: West Ham 1-0 Saints
Highlights from the Premier League match at London Stadium, with audio description.
Extended Highlights: West Ham 1-0 Saints
Full highlights from the return to Premier League action.
Video: Walker-Peters on disappointing defeat
Defender offers an honest assessment of West Ham loss.
Walker-Peters ‘devastated’ by West Ham defeat
Defender reflects on narrow loss at London Stadium.
Gallery: West Ham 1-0 Saints
A look through the lens at London Stadium.
Video: Sellés on West Ham defeat
The boss reflects on defeat in the capital.
Saints edged out by West Ham
Our report from the Premier League match at London Stadium.
Match Pack: West Ham vs Saints
Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday's showdown.
Tactical Watch: Standing up to set-piece threat
Sam Tighe highlights West Ham's physical prowess from dead balls.
Press Conference (part two): Sellés previews West Ham
Watch the manager address the media ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash.
Matchday Information: West Ham away
Read the latest information ahead of travelling to watch us face West Ham in London this weekend.
Sellés delivers update on Saints quintet
Manager provides mixed injury news following international break.
Press Conference (part one): Sellés on West Ham
Watch the manager address the media ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash.
Classic Match: Schneiderlin's Upton Park double
The Frenchman was in fine form as Saints overturned an early deficit in 2014.
Tickets for West Ham away on general sale
Tickets are now on general sale for our trip to West Ham next month.
WHU vs SOU As It Happened
Key moments so far
- West Ham vs Southampton
- Nayef Aguerd's first half header broke a nervy deadlock as West Ham lead at the break
- Substitute Paul Onuachu hit the post in closest chance to equalise
- Saints couldn't find the vital finish and fell to defeat
FULL TIME: West Ham 1-0 Saints
It's all over. Saints had more of the possession but couldn't find a vital finish as West Ham hold out to take the three points. Paul Onuachu hit the post in the closing stages with the closest chance, but Nayef Aguerd's first half header proved to be the difference in East London.15.56
West Ham keeping the ball in the corner
The hosts are looking to close out the game, keeping the ball as far away from their goal as possible.
Three minutes of injury time added on...
One last push needed.
Antonio wins a corner
Michail Antonio receives a cross in the box but can't bring the ball under control as his shot goes out for a corner. The set-piece comes to nothing for West Ham.
West Ham United substitution: Aaron Cresswell replaces Emerson Palmieri dos Santos
West Ham United substitution: Pablo Fornals replaces Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima
Into the final five minutes...
A huge finish is needed for Saints here 🤞
Onuachu hits the post! 😫
So close for Saints! James Ward-Prowse's deep cross is met by Paul Onuachu whose header cannons off the post as Kyle Walker-Peters can't divert the rebound goalwards.
Paquetá blazes over
A guilt-edged chance for West Ham to add a second as their corner reaches Lucas Paquetá at the far post, but the Brazilian hits the bouncing ball over the crossbar from close range.
Deflected Bowen cross tipped over
Jarrod Bowen's cross is deflected goalwards off Duje Ćaleta-Car but Gavin Bazunu makes a vital save
Dangerous ball in the box for West Ham
Saints are tentative in clearing the ball as there's a momentary pause between Duje Ćaleta-Car and Gavin Bazunu, but the Irishman dives on the ball.
Perraud's ball snuffed out
Romain Perraud makes another driving run and cuts into the penalty area but his pass is picked off before it can reach Charly Alcaraz.
Double chance for West Ham
Saïd Benrahma goes close from the free-kick but is denied by a diving save from Gavin Bazunu to tip the ball behind. From the resulting corner, Kurt Zouma rises high but heads over.
Yellow Card for Jan Bednarek (Southampton)
Jan Bednarek is booked and West Ham have a free-kick on the far left of the box.
Southampton substitution: Paul Onuachu replaces Theo Walcott
Southampton substitution: Ainsley Maitland-Niles replaces Stuart Armstrong
Another double switch from Rubén Sellés.
West Ham United substitution: Flynn Downes replaces Tomás Soucek
West Ham pressure
Jarrod Bowen is the architect again, this time delivering a low cross into the box that Kyle Walker-Peters clears.
Good block from Jan Bednarek
Jarrod Bowen shoots from inside the area and Jan Bednarek makes an important block.
West Ham United substitution: Michail Antonio replaces Danny Ings
West Ham make their first change of the afternoon.
Alcaraz has a go
Saints are pushing for an equaliser as Charly Alzaraz is next to try his luck from range.
Good effort from Lavia!
The corner is cleared out to Roméo Lavia on the edge of the box and his low shot is saved by Łukasz Fabiański.
Saints win a corner
Stuart Armstrong's cross is deflected behind for a corner in front of the away support.
Sulemana has a shot
It's been a positive introduction from Kamaldeen Sulemana as he drives forward and hits a low shot just wide.
Jarrod Bowen shoots wide
It's end-to-end at the moment and West Ham go close as Jarrod Bowen has a shot that hits the side netting at the near post.
Southampton substitution: Carlos Alcaraz replaces Sékou Mara
Charly Alcaraz also enters the fray.
Southampton substitution: Kamaldeen Sulemana replaces Mohamed Elyounoussi
The first of a double change here for Saints.
Saints search for an equaliser
As in the first half, Saints are seeing the ball on the right hand side but they can't quite fashion a clear-cut chance just yet.
Back in action at the London Stadium 👊
Let's go, Saints! 😇
HALF TIME: West Ham 1-0 Saints
Despite a positive start to the game, Saints trail at the break at the London Stadium. West Ham opened the scoring arguably against the run of play through Nayef Aguerd's header and looked the more likely to find a second as the half wore on. A big second half is required to turn things around.
Kyle Walker-Peters takes a knock
A pause in play at the end of the first half as the Saints man needs medical attention, but he's okay to continue.
Bowen hits the crossbar
Jarrod Bowen bends a shot from just inside the penalty area that goes past Gavin Bazunu and hits the frame of the goal.
Yellow Card for Duje Ćaleta-Car (Southampton)
The first booking of the afternoon for a foul on Jarrod Bowen near the halfway line.
Good run from Elyounoussi
Moi Elyounoussi charges down the left wing but his cross can't find a Saints teammate.
Benrahma fires over
Thilo Kehrer bundles his way inside from the right touchline and finds Saïd Benrahma who shoots over from the edge of the box.
Dangerous West Ham counter attack
The hosts clear the danger and Thilo Kehrer is set through on goal, but he can't control the ball on the run and Gavin Bazunu dives on it.
Emerson cross turned behind
Moi Elyounoussi does well to clear a dangerous delivery out for a corner at the far post.
West Ham look for a second
The hosts advance down the left wing but Emerson's low cross is simple for Gavin Bazunu to pick up.
Almost an an instant response 😫
Romain Perraud hits a low, powerful shot from inside the area which is agonisingly tipped away by Łukasz Fabiański.
VAR Decision: Goal awarded for West Ham United [Nayef Aguerd] was confirmed
West Ham's opener is given.
VAR check for West Ham's goal here.
Nayef Aguerd's header from a deep free-kick is under lengthy scrutiny from the officials for a potential offside.
Nayef Aguerd (25’) | 1 – 0
Ings can't reach the ball
A rare attack for the hosts as Danny Ings chases a through ball down the left, but Gavin Bazunu races to it first.
Saints slowly increasing the pressure here...
Declan Rice calls for more urgency from his teammates as West Ham are slow to clear the ball out of the area, with Saints camped in their opponents half. Keep this up, lads! 👏
Chance for Walcott!
Saints have the first shot of the game as Theo Walcott controls Kyle Walker-Peters' cross and hits a half volley that goes wide of the near post.
More Saints pressure down the right...
Theo Walcott has another cross that is gathered by Łukasz Fabiański. He's been able to find some space multiple times on the far side so far.
Good spell for Saints! 👏
The ball is worked from left to right as Kyle Walker-Peters enters the box with Southampton men forward, but West Ham manage to clear.
Walcott makes a positive run
Theo Walcott is set free down the right but his cross is deflected into Łukasz Fabiański's hands.
Bowen's cross drifts harmlessly out
Both sides have traded possession in the opening minutes before Jarrod Bowen's wayward cross lets Saints reset themselves.
Up and running... 👊
COME ON YOU SAINTS! 😇
Here come the teams 👊
Saints march through the bubbles at the London Stadium with kick-off minutes away!13.57
❤️ A milestone match for the skipper...
Prowsey makes his 400th Saints appearance today, an incredible achievement.13.30
⚒️ West Ham team news
Starting XI: Fabiański, Kehrer, Zouma, Aguerd, Emerson, Rice (C), Souček, Paquetå, Bowen, Benrahma, Ings.
SUBS: Areola, Cresswell, Coufal, Fornals, Antonio, Lanzini, Downes, Cornet, Ogbonna.13.07
😇 Southampton team news
Starting XI: Bazunu, Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Ćaleta-Car, Perraud, Lavia, Ward-Prowse (C), Elyounoussi, S. Armstrong, Walcott, Mara.
⏪ Taking it back to 2021...
Goals from Moi Elyounoussi, James Ward-Prowse, and Jan Bednarek gave Saints three points in a dramatic affair at the London Stadium last season!12.18
Elsewhere for Saints today 😇
Our Women's team travel to Birmingham City in the Barclays Women's Championship today, looking to move up to fifth in the table - their kick-off is also at 2pm.12.08
🗣️ Time to hear from the boss...
Rubén Sellés met with the media before today's game.11.44
WE ARE ALIVE AND ARE GOING TO FIGHT FOR EVERY SINGLE POINT FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON. WE WILL PUT OUR BEST INTO EVERY SINGLE GAME.rubén sellésahead of west ham clash
Matchday: West Ham vs Southampton
It's a big afternoon ahead in London, as Saints visit West Ham United in the Premier League.
WHU vs SOU Line Ups
West Ham United
Lukasz Fabianski (GK)
EmersonAaron Cresswell (88′)
Declan Rice (C)
Tomás SoucekFlynn Downes (68′)
Lucas PaquetáPablo Fornals (88′)
Danny IngsMichail Antonio (65′)
Gavin Bazunu (GK)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
Stuart ArmstrongAinsley Maitland-Niles (71′)
Mohamed ElyounoussiKamaldeen Sulemana (54′)
Theo WalcottPaul Onuachu (72′)
Sékou MaraCarlos Alcaraz (54′)
WHU vs SOU Match Stats
Head to Head Stats
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