Our domination showed across the key stats.
Possession was 54% – 46% and Territory 52% – 48% in our favour.
West Ham created 11 chances to Southampton’s 6.
And we had 16 shots with 5 on target against 9 shots for Southampton with 4 on target.
West Ham completed 376 passes out of 487 giving a 77.2% pass completion.
Southampton completed 314 of their 409 passes (76.8%)
Passes in the attacking third were very similar between the 2 teams
West Ham 78 from 119 passes (65.5%)
Southampton 78 from 118 passes (66.1%)
Cresswell completed the highest number of passes for us with 45 from his 55 attempted.
Obiang attempted the most passes but with a lower pass completion than Cresswell.
Rice had the highest pass completion percent at 92.1%
Only Carroll as a sub had a lower than 70% pass completion.
3 of the top 10 pass combinations involved Cresswell.
10% of our attempted outfield passes were made in our defensive third.
60% in the middle third.
and 30% in our attacking third.
Anderson topped our attacking stats including 4 of our 5 shots on target (2 goals) and 17 completed passes in the attacking third.
Antonio also had impressive stats from the full back position including 8 completed take on’s
In the absence of Balbuena, Ogbonna took the lead in defensive stats including 7 clearances.
Some views on individual stats
Antonio – Good stats including 8 take on’s. Also better passing stats than he normally achieves.
Diop – Solid stats without anything exceptional.
Ogbonna – Took the lead in defensive stats including clearances.
Cresswell – Excellent stats, mainly in passing/attacking including 45 completed passes, 15 in the attacking third and 6 crosses. Also worked well with Anderson for the highest pass combination in the match.
Rice – Highest pass completion %
Obiang – Attempted the most passes for us.
Diangana – Off the pace a bit within the stats before being taken off (55 mins)
Snodgrass – OK Stats
Anderson – Topped our attacking stats, 2 goals from his 4 shots on target. 40 completed passes and worked really well with Cresswell down the left.
Perez – Nothing really shows through the stats.
Carroll ( on 55mins) – Low pass completion with 16 completed passes from 25 attempted. (64%)
Noble (on 78mins) – Not much showing in stats for his 12mins