|Glenn Whelan (Dean Whitehead, 72)|
|Ricardo Fuller (Sanli Tuncay, 46)|
|Dave Kitson (Mamady Sidibe, 84)|
|Dean Marney (Deiberson Geovanni, 58)|
|Richard Garcia (Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, 72)|
|Caleb Folan (Jozy Altidore, 64)|
FULL TIME: STOKE 2-0 HULL: It's all over. Fuller and Lawrence wrap up the win for Stoke, leaving Hull stuck in the relegation zone.
The fourth official signals there will be 8 minutes of added time, for the injury to Boateng.
STOKE 2-0 HULL: Etherington and Tuncay combine for LAWRENCE to slam the ball home.
Geovanni slides in late on Etherington but the referee waves play on.
Fagan's cross is poked over the Stoke bar by Kilbane.
Kitson makes way for Sidibe
Tuncay misses an open goal from 30 yards out, after Myhill raced off his line to clear the danger.
Kitson flicks on looking for Whitehead but Myhill does well to collect the ball.
Boateng is stretchered off the pitch to applause all round the Britannia. Hull have used all their subs so will play the rest of the game with 10 men.
Boateng has been down for several minutes after clashing with Tuncay in the Hull box.
Kitson almost extends Stoke's lead but can't connect from six yards out.
Garcia makes way for Vennegoor of Hesselink.
Whitehead comes on for Whelan.
Mouyokolo slides in to win the ball from Tuncay in the area.
Hull are dominating now. Garcia and Bullard combine well but Faye clears the danger.
Great chance for Hull as Geovanni drives the ball goalwards but Altidore couldn't turn the rebound home.
Altidore comes on for Folan.
Higginbotham heads over the Hull goal from Delap's free kick.
Mendy is booked for pulling Etherington back.
Faye heads clear from Mendy's deep cross. Hull are getting back into this game.
Folan hits a shot well wide of the Stoke goal.
Kitson is booked.
Hull make their first change as Marney is replaced by Geovanni.
Faye is booked.
Bullard lashes a free kick straight at the Stoke wall from 30 yards out.
Kitson almost gets his head on a cross from Etherington but Mendy clears.
Folan races clear of the Stoke defence but steps on the ball and the chance is gone.
Tuncay is booked for a late tackle on Whelan.
Bullard's dangerous free-kick is headed clear by Higginbotham.
Kitson wins yet another flick-on but Tuncay doesn't read it and the ball goes through to Myhill.
Kitson holds the ball up and sends Etherington in on goal but Mendy clears for a corner.
Fuller is replaced by Tuncay.
The teams are out for the second half and Stoke have made a substitution.
Half time: STOKE 1-0 HULL: Stoke dominate but can't add to the early strike from Fuller.
Kitson heads over the bar from 10 yards out.
Into the last five minutes of the first half and Stoke have another dangerous throw.
Etherington races into the Hull box from Fuller's pass but he was flagged offside.
Faye does well to win the ball from Folan and clears the danger.
Stoke are piling the pressure on and McShane has to hack clear from Kitson.
Fuller wins a corner for Stoke. The first of the game.
Stoke break through Etherington but his cross to Fuller is cleared by Mouyokolo.
Delap launches a trademark long throw into the Hull box but Folan heads clear.
Huth chests the ball down but blazes over the Hull goal from 15 yards out.
McShane just gets in ahead of Fuller to deny the Stoke striker in the box.
Lawrence's free kick into the box is collected with ease by Myhill.
The pace has dropped off after injuries to Fuller and Boateng.
Boateng is down and is getting treatment after taking a knock on his foot.
Bullard's 35 yard shot goes straight into the arms of Sorensen.
Bullard sends over a deep cross but the ball sails out for a goal kick.
Kitson flicks on for Etherington but the winger is tackled by Kilbane.
It looks like Fuller might have to come off after injuring himself while scoring the goal.
STOKE 1-0 HULL: FULLER races onto Kitson's flick on to poke the ball home.
Garcia flicks the ball on looking for Folan but Delap hacks it clear.
Kitson has a shot blocked after good work by Etherington and Whelan blazes the rebound over the bar from distance.
Huth chips the ball into the Hull box but the ball runs out for a goal kick to the visitors.
Referee Lee Probert gets the game under way.
The teams are out at the Britannia.
With West Ham not in action until tomorrow, Hull can move out of the relegation zone with a win today. Stoke have all but secured their Premier League future for another year but are difficult opponents, particularly at the Britannia Stadium.
Stoke: Sorensen, Huth, Abdoulaye Faye, Higginbotham, Collins, Lawrence, Whelan, Delap, Etherington, Fuller, Kitson
Stoke name Ricardo Fuller in attack after the striker scored the only goal of the game at West Ham last weekend. Mamady Sidibe drops to the bench in an otherwise unchanged side.
Hull: Myhill, Mendy, McShane, Mouyokolo, Kilbane, Garcia, Boateng, Bullard, Marney, Fagan, Folan
Hull boss Iain Dowie makes two changes to the side that beat Fulham last time out. Bernard Mendy comes in for Ibrahima Sonko, who is on loan from Stoke and can't face his club. Caleb Folan replaces Jozy Altidore up front.
With recent wins in the Europe and the Premier League and a jump up the table as a result, one