Given no chance for the visitor's early goal but commanded his area well for the rest of the game, making a number of key catches from Southampton crosses.
Put his body on the line more than once to preserve his side's lead in a blood-and-guts display.
Reckless tackle on Lallana led to Southampton opener, but he quickly regained his composure and commanded his defence well.
Excellent defending early on to deny Rodriguez and coped well with the pace of Southampton's nippy forward.
Caught out by Lallana run in build-up to Southampton's first but recovered well and managed to limit the threat of Callum Chambers down the flank.
Often surged forward and provided a number of dangerous crosses, though his deliveries were often cut out by the Saints back-line.
Levelled proceedings with a gorgeous chipped finish but was withdrawn early in the second half, with Diame his replacement.
Delivered the corner for Cole's strike and continued to threaten with his devilish deliveries.
Much like Nolan, the midfielder ran himself into the ground and nipped at the heels of his midfield counterparts throughout.
Provided killer pass for Jarvis equaliser and grabbed a glorious third with a stunning overhead kick. An inspirational display from the captain.
Picked to lead the line in the absence of Andy Carroll and justified his selection by lashing home the second goal.
Chipped by Jarvis for the first goal but had no chance for Cole's second or Nolan's third.
Headed opener past a stranded Adrian but struggled to build on goalscoring start as he found himself occupied by West Ham's repeated forays forward.
Gave away a couple of silly fouls and was often frustrated by the impressive McCartney whenever he chose to push forward.
Battled with the physical presence of Carlton Cole throughout and came off second best, with the ex-England striker linking play superbly and scoring the second goal.
Serenaded by chants of "Luke Shaw, he's off to Brazil" by the away fans, but the left-back lost Jarvis in the build-up to the opener and was repeatedly beaten by Demel on the flank.
Ghosted between the lines early on, winning the free-kick that led to Yoshida's goal, and posed a constant threat with his direct running. Unlucky to be on the losing side.
Coveted by Arsenal, the midfielder was tasked with providing a screen in front of his defence but was nowhere to be seen when Nolan provided the through ball that led to Jarvis' opener. A poor display.
Looked to link up with Lallana whenever possible but struggled to truly make his mark on the game. Replaced by Ramirez in the second half.
Delivered a stunning set-piece to Yoshida for the first goal and repeatedly looked for the killer pass, though it was often cut out by vigilant Hammers' defenders. Replaced by James Ward-Prowse in closing stages.
Worked hard but spurned his side's finest chance to equalise, heading against the post from close-range. Replaced by Sam Gallagher in the second half.
Was denied early on by a superb Demel challenge and was continually blocked by the Hammers defence on a frustrating afternoon.