West Ham took a big step towards safety in the Premier League by securing a massive 3-0 win over Southampton.

Southampton looked poor as the Hammers eased to a win, giving them a huge three points in their fight for survival.

West Ham took the lead early on through Joao Mario, with a second coming not long afterwards through Marko Arnautovic.

The Austrian would add a third on the cusp of half-time, with West Ham hitting the Saints on the break and condemning them to defeat.

The result takes West Ham five points clear in Southampton, which may become vital as both teams look to avoid the drop to the Championship.

Here’s how we rated the West Ham players after the crucial victory at the Olympic Stadium.

Joe Hart – 7

Pablo Zabaleta – 7

Declan Rice – 8

Angelo Ogbonna – 7

Aaron Cresswell – 7

Arthur Masuaku – 8

Cheikhou Kouyate – 9

Michail Antonio – 6

Mark Noble – 7

Joao Mario – 8

Marko Arnautovic – 9

Subs

Edmilson Fernandez – 8

Jordan Hugill – N/A

Josh Cullen – N/A