West Ham earned their fourth victory of the season after a Mark Noble brace and goals for Modibo Maiga and Kevin Nolan sealed all three points.
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Venue: Upton Park
Date: Saturday, 20 October, 2012
Kick off: 15:00
In their meetings in the Championship last season, the Saints won 1-0 at St Mary’s and drew 1-1 at Upton Park.
Southampton won on their last visit to West Ham in the Premier League, but it was only their second victory in 10 visits to Upton Park in the division.
This is the 96th meeting between the sides. West Ham have won 36 times, Southampton 32, and there have been 27 draws.
West Ham have scored 88% of their goals in the first half of matches this season.
The Hammers have committed the most fouls (109) and earned the most cards (18) so far this season.
Carlton Cole has the lowest pass completion rate (42%) in an opponent’s half of any Premier League player this season.
Southampton have dropped 11 points from winning positions this season, the most in the Premier League. If they had won those points, the Saints would be second in the table.
They have four points from their first seven Premier League matches, the same as they had when they were last in the division in 2004-05. They went on to finish bottom and were relegated.
The Saints have attempted fewer long passes (268) than any other team in the Premier League this season.