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Kenwyne Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on James Perch. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.
Fabricio Coloccini challenges Michael Kightly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Huth.
Foul by Sammy Ameobi on Michael Kightly, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Glenn Whelan.
Sammy Ameobi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Vurnon Anita. Papiss Cisse leaves the field to be replaced by Nile Ranger.
Cameron Jerome grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Stoke 2-1 Newcastle.Assist by Kenwyne Jones.
The ball is swung over by Steven Nzonzi, Jonathan Walters produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Cameron Jerome delivers the ball, Jonathan Walters finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Stoke 1-1 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Cameron Jerome.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Vurnon Anita from the right by-line, Robert Huth manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Michael Kightly, Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.
Davide Santon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters. Glenn Whelan takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Ryan Shotton, save by Tim Krul.
Glenn Whelan takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ryan Shawcross goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Cameron Jerome. Tim Krul takes the indirect free kick.
A cross is delivered by Glenn Whelan, Tim Krul makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Geoff Cameron by Papiss Cisse results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
Cameron Jerome fouled by Danny Simpson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Geoff Cameron.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Glenn Whelan, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.
Cameron Jerome comes on in place of Matthew Etherington.
Charlie Adam goes off and Michael Kightly comes on.
Demba Ba is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul. Effort from deep inside the area by Jonathan Walters clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the right by-line, Danny Simpson manages to make a clearance.
Papiss Cisse takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.
Geoff Cameron produces a cross, save by Tim Krul.
The offside flag is raised against Papiss Cisse. Free kick taken by Robert Huth.
James Perch fouled by Geoff Cameron, the ref awards a free kick. Tim Krul takes the free kick. Booking for Geoff Cameron for unsporting behaviour.
Robert Huth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Direct free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic. Foul by Glenn Whelan on Demba Ba, free kick awarded. Cheick Tiote takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Matthew Etherington. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Glenn Whelan from the left by-line, save by Tim Krul.
Header from close in by Jonathan Walters misses to the right of the goal.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.
A goal is scored by Papiss Cisse from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Stoke 0-1 Newcastle.Assist by Demba Ba.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Perch by Charlie Adam. Direct free kick taken by James Perch.
Foul by Glenn Whelan on Jonas Gutierrez, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Vurnon Anita from right channel, Jonathan Walters makes a clearance.
Ryan Shotton delivers the ball, save made by Tim Krul.
A cross is delivered by Demba Ba, Robert Huth manages to make a clearance. Vurnon Anita takes the outswinging corner, save by Asmir Begovic.
Ryan Shotton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Cheick Tiote restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Papiss Cisse on Steven Nzonzi. Free kick taken by Steven Nzonzi.
Matthew Etherington produces a cross, Danny Simpson makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the left by-line, Robert Huth concedes a free kick for a foul on Mike Williamson. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Peter Crouch goes off and Kenwyne Jones comes on.
The ball is sent over by Davide Santon, Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Tim Krul takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson.
Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Etherington, Danny Simpson makes a clearance.
Centre by Matthew Etherington.
Glenn Whelan takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Charlie Adam challenges Jonas Gutierrez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Charlie Adam is shown a yellow card for dissent. Davide Santon restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jonas Gutierrez, save made by Asmir Begovic.
Unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by Jonas Gutierrez results in a free kick. Ryan Shawcross takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cheick Tiote by Charlie Adam. Fabricio Coloccini takes the direct free kick.
James Perch concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Etherington. Vurnon Anita booked. Glenn Whelan produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Foul by Peter Crouch on Fabricio Coloccini, free kick awarded. Tim Krul takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Glenn Whelan, Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a save.
Davide Santon concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Walters. Davide Santon booked. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Glenn Whelan from right wing, clearance made by Mike Williamson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cheick Tiote by Steven Nzonzi. Direct free kick taken by Davide Santon.
Steven Nzonzi fouled by Cheick Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Glenn Whelan from right wing.
The offside flag is raised against Peter Crouch. Fabricio Coloccini takes the free kick.
Vurnon Anita takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save.
James Perch has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
Demba Ba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Etherington. Free kick crossed by Matthew Etherington.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Davide Santon on Jonathan Walters. Glenn Whelan takes the free kick.
Kemp calls for more goals
Stoke assistant manager Dave Kemp wants the rest of the Potters team to follow the example of Charlie Adam and start chipping in with more goals.
Scotland midfielder Adam, a summer signing from Liverpool, has scored the winner in Stoke's last two home matches, both 1-0 victories over QPR and Fulham.
Kemp was pleased with the performance and result against the Cottagers on Saturday but thinks his side are making life unnecessarily tense for themselves by not converting their chances.
He said: "I thought we played better than the result suggested but it's no good me saying that, we have to score the goals to justify that. It's all about goals and we're not scoring enough from the chances that we're creating.
"We don't want to keep making it as nervous as that or we'll all grow old very quickly. If we can get two or three up in games when we're playing well then it will make life a bit easier.
"We had 14 shots against Fulham but only two were on target. We can't keep claiming bad luck - it's not bad luck if you keep missing the target."
The three points lifted Stoke up to 12th place in the Barclays Premier League table and on the same points as Fulham and Liverpool above them.
But, while those two teams have managed 25 and 17 goals respectively, Stoke have only scored 11, one more than lowest-scoring trio Aston Villa, Norwich and QPR.
Kemp said of Adam: "He's produced two quality finishes, and that's what we've been missing in our play. We've been having shots but the quality of the finishing's not been as good as the build-up play.
"Charlie's two finishes have been very good and that's the type of thing we're looking for, but we need more of it, and not just from Charlie, from all the players."
Stoke boss Tony Pulis could name the same side that beat Fulham, with defender Andy Wilkinson (back) and striker Michael Owen (hamstring) unlikely to be risked.
Owen has so far managed only 53 minutes of action for the Potters since joining the club in September but Kemp is confident the former England man will prove to be a valuable asset.
"It is frustrating but you just have to accept these things, there's no point dwelling on it," said Kemp.
"If he's not available then you have to move on and work with the players that are available. We know the qualities he has and we hope he can produce them for Stoke City."
Meanwhile, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has told his players not to be afraid of taking risks as they attempt to drag themselves out of a depressing slump.
The injury-hit Magpies head for Stoke desperate to avoid a fourth successive Barclays Premier League defeat and becalmed by a run which has severely dented their hopes of matching last season's top-five finish.
The loss of central defender Steven Taylor and midfielder Yohan Cabaye until February has significantly extended an already lengthy casualty list and darkened the clouds hanging over St James' Park.
However, Pardew insists neither he nor his players can afford to doubt their own ability if they are to stage a fightback ahead of a difficult fixture list as 2012 draws to a close, with Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all waiting in the wings.
He said: "No, of course, and you can't doubt your risk-taking, because actually, that's what it affects as a player.
"When they say people are struggling with confidence, I always think it's are struggling with risk-taking because you don't take risks, you play safe and sometimes when you play safe, you don't get any reward.
"There's a balance between really working hard and risk-taking, and that's what we need to get right at Stoke.
"We are certainly not panicking, but we need to be conscious of where we are in the division and that we have got tough games around the corner.
"We are going to need to kick into gear - and kick into gear with some key players missing, by the way.
"That means we have all got to work that little bit harder."
Newcastle have not lost four consecutive top-flight games since the 2008-09 season, at the end of which they were relegated, and the current run of form is starkly out of character with that which they have enjoyed throughout Pardew's reign to date.
Pardew is also without midfielders Hatem Ben Arfa (hamstring) and Gabriel Obertan (toe) and striker Shola Ameobi (groin), although central defender and captain Fabricio Coloccini is available after completing a three-match ban.
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