Mark Nobel puts West Ham ahead in the 27th minute before Morgan Schneiderlin doubles for the opponents in the 45th and 68th minutes to put the Saints in control and it is not long before Graziano Pelle seals the lead with the third in the 83rd minute making sure Southampton emerge victorious. Allardyce:
I hope as well as his quality he will bring experience and leadership. I hope he will kick a few backsides on the pitch. It doesn’t appear like anybody is taking responsibility.