West Ham beats Southampton 1-0, eases pressure on Pellegrini

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — West Ham eased the pressure on manager Manuel Pellegrini with a 1-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday, thanks to Sebastian Haller’s first-half goal.

Haller put West Ham ahead in the 37th minute by slotting a low shot in off the post for his fifth goal of the season, which was enough to give the Hammers only their second win in 11 league games.

West Ham came close to doubling its lead at the start of the second half when Pablo Fornals‘ thunderous shot was tipped over by goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.

The visitors thought they had made it 2-0 soon after when the impressive Michail Antonio
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