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25th Sep, 2016 | 6:04pm

West Ham fans react on Twitter to fifth league defeat

By Dominic Toner

West Ham suffered a 3-0 defeat to Southampton on Sunday – and the club’s fans voiced their frustration on Twitter.

The Hammers suffered their fifth Premier League defeat of the season after the opening six games.

Goals from Charlie Austin, Dusan Tadic and James Ward-Prowse meant that Southampton eased to the three points at the London Stadium.

The result leaves Slaven Bilic’s side stranded in the relegation zone alongside Sunderland and Stoke.

The club’s supporters explained their anger on Twitter after yet another defeat.

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West Ham’s only league success this season came in a narrow 1-0 win against Bournemouth.

The Hammers were in fine form last season and finished seventh-placed in the league, meaning they earned a spot in the Europa League.

Bilic’s team were knocked out of the qualifiers by Romanian side Astra Giurgiu and have struggled since their move to the London Stadium in the summer.

West Ham face Middlesbrough in their next match before the international break and will be desperate to turn their season around.

They have now conceded 16 goals in their opening six matches and look a shadow of the side who impressed for large parts of last year.

In other West Ham team news, Bilic has provided a fitness update on the two players who are absent through injury.