Southampton have been dealt a massive double injury blow ahead of their clash with West Ham United on Saturday afternoon.

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The Hammers travel to St Mary’s to take on the Saints on Saturday with both sides in desperate need of all three points but for very different reasons.

West Ham have taken seven points from their opening three Premier League games and are currently sitting pretty in second spot in the table.

Southampton Training and Press Conference
Southampton dealt massive double injury blow ahead of West Ham clash (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

Meanwhile, Southampton have drawn two and lost one of their first three games and are languishing down in 13th position.

Southampton dealt massive double injury blow ahead of West Ham clash

The Hammers will really fancy their chances of beating the Saints.

David Moyes’s men are a better team than Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side.

 

And the East London outfit may well be even more confident now.

Hasenhuttl has ruled out Theo Walcott and Stuart Armstrong for this weekend’s clash, via the Saints’ official website.

Southampton Training Session
Theo Walcott and Stuart Armstrong during a Southampton training session (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

Both players are key to the way in which Southampton play.

West Ham, meanwhile, have no fresh injury concerns, with Arthur Masuaku the only doubt for Saturday’s clash.

The Hammers are unbeaten in seven against the Saints and have not lost at St Mary’s since August 2017.

Highlights of the last time West Ham met Southampton:

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Let’s hope that we comfortably deal with Southampton on Saturday. A win on the south coast would round off a fine start to our season.

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