West Ham’s dismal start to the season continued on Sunday as they sunk to a fourth consecutive defeat, at the hands of an impressive Southampton at the London Stadium.
In-form Charlie Austin opened the scoring for his 5th in 4 games, before second half strikes from Dusan Tadic and James Ward-Prowse completed the rout and condemned Slaven Bilic and his side to yet further misery.
The Hammers have now lost five of their six Premier League games so far this season – a 1-0 win at Bournemouth in the second week of the season – and results in other competitions haven’t exactly gone to plan thus far either.
They were ejected from the Europa League at the qualifying stage by Romanian outfit Astra Giurgiu for the second consecutive season, and relied upon a trademark Dimitri Payet free-kick to scrape them through the EFL Cup third round against lowly Accrington Stanley.
Following the club’s second best ever Premier League finish last season, all signs point to Championship football once again after a beyond frustrating start to the season.
Our landlord thinks West Ham may already be doomed to relegation, and here are THREE reasons why……
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