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The referee blows for the end of the match.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Muniesa by Mohamed Diame.
Marc Muniesa manages to make a clearance.
Marc Wilson manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Marc Wilson by James Tomkins results in a free kick.
Clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.
Clearance by Ryan Shawcross.
Marko Arnautovic fouled by Mark Noble, the ref awards a free kick.
Winston Reid makes a clearance.
Free kick crossed by Glenn Whelan.
Andy Carroll leaves the field to be replaced by Pablo Armero.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marko Arnautovic by Kevin Nolan.
Marko Arnautovic takes a shot. A parry by Adrian prevents the goal.
Carlton Cole concedes a free kick for a foul on Glenn Whelan.
Peter Odemwingie scores a right footed goal. Stoke 3-1 West Ham.Stephen Ireland provided the assist for the goal.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Joe Cole.
Guy Demel produces a cross.
Booking for Glenn Whelan for dissent.
Unfair challenge on George McCartney by Peter Crouch results in a free kick.
Mark Noble produces a cross.
Carlton Cole comes on in place of Antonio Nocerino.
Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
Marko Arnautovic fouled by Guy Demel, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Mark Noble.
Guy Demel crosses the ball.
Peter Crouch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Antonio Nocerino.
Marko Arnautovic scores with their left foot. Stoke 2-1 West Ham.Assist by Peter Odemwingie.
Peter Odemwingie manages to make a clearance.
Clearance made by Stephen Ireland.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Shawcross on Andy Carroll.
George McCartney produces a cross.
A cross is delivered by Mohamed Diame.
Joe Cole on for Stewart Downing.
Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
Shot by Andy Carroll. Asmir Begovic parries the effort to safety.
Marc Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Carroll challenges Ryan Shawcross unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance made by George McCartney.
Clearance by Geoff Cameron.
Adrian restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Ireland on Mark Noble.
Stewart Downing is ruled offside.
James Tomkins takes the free kick.
Marko Arnautovic restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Guy Demel on Marko Arnautovic, free kick awarded.
The second half has started.
Clearance made by James Tomkins.
The match has reached half-time.
Stephen Ireland takes a shot. Adrian parries the ball but the danger is not over.
A cross is delivered by Geoff Cameron.
Free kick taken by Peter Odemwingie.
Ryan Shawcross fouled by Andy Carroll, the ref awards a free kick.
Andy Carroll takes a shot and goes over the bar.
Marko Arnautovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Winston Reid.
Steven Nzonzi takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Geoff Cameron fouled by Andy Carroll, the ref awards a free kick.
Marko Arnautovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Mohamed Diame.
Centre by Marc Muniesa.
The ball is delivered by Marko Arnautovic.
Marc Muniesa makes a clearance.
Headed chance falls to Peter Crouch. Parried by Adrian back into danger.
Shot by Peter Crouch. James Tomkins gets a block in.
James Tomkins makes a clearance.
Andy Carroll makes a clearance.
Geoff Cameron fouled by Mohamed Diame, the ref awards a free kick.
Guy Demel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marko Arnautovic.
James Tomkins restarts play with the free kick.
Marko Arnautovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Noble.
Clearance by James Tomkins.
Ryan Shawcross gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Carroll.
Clearance by Guy Demel.
Mohamed Diame gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marc Muniesa.
Mohamed Diame delivers the ball.
Stephen Ireland concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Noble.
Mark Noble makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Shawcross on Kevin Nolan.
Marko Arnautovic takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Kevin Nolan gets a block in.
Mohamed Diame makes a clearance.
Marc Muniesa comes on in place of Erik Pieters.
Shot by Marc Wilson. Stewart Downing gets a block in.
Mohamed Diame crosses the ball.
Ryan Shawcross gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stewart Downing.
Peter Crouch makes a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Antonio Nocerino.
Clearance by Antonio Nocerino.
Stephen Ireland has an effort at goal. Adrian parries the effort to safety.
The ball is delivered by Steven Nzonzi.
George McCartney manages to make a clearance.
Mark Noble takes the free kick. Andy Carroll scores with their right foot. Stoke 0-1 West Ham.Assist by Mark Noble.
Foul by Stephen Ireland on Mark Noble, free kick awarded.
Andy Carroll takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Mohamed Diame.
Clearance made by Marc Wilson.
The match has kicked off.
Injured Huth out for season
Stoke defender Robert Huth has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to his knee problem, manager Mark Hughes has announced.
Huth has not played for the first team since injuring his knee in November, which he had surgery on soon after.
Earlier this week, Potters chairman Peter Coates said it was his understanding that it was "very unlikely" the German would feature again this term.
And speaking on Friday, Stoke boss Hughes said: "Robert had an operation last night and unfortunately he is going to miss the end of the season."
Huth has missed 20 matches in all competitions since limping off in Stoke's 2-0 home Barclays Premier League win over Sunderland on November 23.
When suggesting around the time that surgery appeared likely, Hughes said the 29-year-old centre-back would be out for "a number of weeks".
Huth then made a comeback on February 25 by playing 45 minutes of a behind-closed-doors friendly.
But he has not returned to the Potters' matchday squad since then, and will now work towards trying to be fit for the start of 2014/15.
"It has been difficult for us," Hughes said.
"We tried to get him back and he has been very close on a number of occasions, but unfortunately the knee was reacting adversely to any opportunity we had to really push him on.
"Every time we tried to just push him to the next level, that is when the reaction in the knee would force us to take a step back.
"So we took him to the surgeon and he had another look at it and recommended that Robert had another operation, just to get a real understanding of what is going on in the knee.
"By all accounts it was good news in terms of what he found - there is no real structural element to it, it is just that there is an issue in the knee that is causing it to flare up and we now have a better understanding of what is going on.
"So hopefully he will be fit and well to go for the beginning of next season."
Jon Walters is sidelined along with Stoke team-mate Charlie Adam for Saturday's Barclays Premier League home clash with West Ham due to suspension.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has no fresh injury concerns as he prepares his side to face Stoke on Saturday.
Andy Carroll is in line to return to the starting line-up for the first time since his sending off in the 2-0 win over Swansea although fellow forward Marco Borriello remains sidelined with a calf injury.
Allardyce wants to see his West Ham players rediscover the clinical nature which saw them win four games in a row before the recent international break.
The Hammers were deeply embroiled in the fight for Baclays Premier League survival until a run of consecutive victories pulled them clear and left them in the top half of the table - with only a defeat at Everton blotting their record ahead of the international friendly fixtures.
Once the favourite to become the next manager to find himself out of work, Allardyce masterminded wins over Swansea, Aston Villa, Norwich and Southampton and is eager to see his side return to winning ways at Stoke on Saturday.
"The clinical aspect, which we did so well in the four games we'd won on the trot, deserted us at Everton and we've got to get that back," he said.
"We've got to take the opportunities when they arise, we scored against the run of play sometimes, we scored when we were in the ascendancy and we've to make sure we are as clinical as we were in those four games.
"I'm not sure about results because it will be tough to get better results than we've had. We have to try to achieve the results and improve the performances, the demand from me is a level of consistency from the players that will deliver results."
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