The frustration of Dusan Tadic was clear as Southampton surrendered in tepid fashion to illustrate the size of the challenge facing new manager Mark Hughes to keep the club in the Premier League.
Tadic was part of a Southampton performance that lacked intensity, dynamism and commitment.
Three down at half-time was game over — and the Serbia international made no effort to disguise the flaws. 'We feel ashamed,' said Tadic. 'It is a very bad feeling and we have to take responsibility. It is just our mistakes, it is not the mistake of somebody else.
Dusan Tadic has admitted he feels 'very ashamed' after Southampton's loss at West Ham
'We need to be men. We need to take responsibility and to know what kind of situation we are in. And we are in a tough situation. 'I have been here when we have had the best results of all time for Southampton and personally I feel very ashamed. It is a very tough moment. I think this is one of the worst moments of my career and it is a tough moment.
'But we have