Manager Bilic said: "That's not a good sign. It hurts me as a manager and
it hurts the team. It's my responsibility, it's my team, I know how it works and
I'm not running away.
"These are the same players, and the same manager, as last year and at the
moment everything that was really good last year is bad this season and
everything that was average last season is now way below par.
"The season has only started, it's true, but it's happened for four games now
and we have to change it big time.
"I told the players after we lost to West Brom that there is no need to
panic, the credit was there for a lot of them. But now that credit is gone."
Midfielder Noble pulled no punches after another embarrassing display, which
followed a 3-1 loss at Manchester City and 4-2 defeats to Watford and West
Noble told Sky Sports: "If I'm honest, it could have been six in the end. On
the bright side I don't think it can get any worse.
"We've conceded 11 in three games and it's laughable, and it's not good
enough. We know that."
To rub West Ham's noses in it, the man who set Saints on their way was
Austin, the player who Hammers co-owner David Sullivan once claimed that he did
not try to sign because of his injury record.
hypervenom phontam But Austin did not look like a player who has no
ligaments in his knee – as Sullivan once questioned – when he tucked in Ryan
Bertrand's cutback five minutes before half-time for a fifth goal in his last
legend v The striker then set up Tadic to hit the second just after
the hour mark, and substitute Ward-Prowse added the third in stoppage time to
give Southampton a first away win of the season and a fourth straight victory in
obra cheap Manager Claude Puel said: "The first half was difficult.
We looked nervous at the start in a large stadium. It was important to correct
superfly v black "In the second half we could see a team and
players with a good quality level and we created many chances.
v black uk "It was important for the team and for me that Charlie
scored with his first chance. This is a striker with confidence."