Southampton boss Ronald Koeman will have words with Victor Wanyama after the midfielder saw red yet again.
Wanyama was sent off for the third time this season when he chopped down West Ham's Dimitri Payet during Saints' 1-0 win.
The sending-off may have looked harsh, but it left Southampton to play the remaining 36 minutes with 10 men as they clung onto Maya Yoshida's early goal.
"From the referee's position it's a red card," said Saints boss Koeman. "I was in front of it, and maybe it was harsh,...
Southampton held on to an early goal from Maya Yoshida to edge out West Ham 1-0 despite Victor Wanyama's red card.
Saints had to play for the majority of the second half with 10 men after Wanyama's dismissal -- his third of the season -- for a tackle on Dimitri Payet.
But West Ham could not find a way past a Saints rearguard which has now kept five consecutive clean sheets, with goalkeeper Fraser Forster yet to concede in seven and a half hours since he returned from a long-term injury.