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As the dust settles on events at West Ham last night, time to dish out those ratings to a Stoke side which just about gave its all once again…

BUTLAND: Several fine saves, particularly at near post, and took one in the face as he succeeded in at least denying Arnie his coveted goal 7

ZOUMA: Commendable offering after being recalled, at right back, and always seemed too chose the sensible defensive option 7

PIETERS: Not always at his most convincing and questions will be asked about his whereabouts on the equaliser 6

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SHAWCROSS: Some sterling work, particularly when the heat was on second half, and his rough handling of Arnie will go down well with fans 8

MARTINS INDI: Some excellent defensive work under pressure from Arnie and another to invariably choose the right options under pressure 8

ALLEN: Buzzed away and never too far from the midfield exchanges or the meaningful action on the edge of either box 7

NDIAYE: A second successive offering to catch the eye in midfield as he combined speed, strength and decision-making at the heartbeat of his side’s efforts 8

Badou Ndiaye (right) and Declan Rice battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the London Stadium. (Image: Adam Davy)

BAUER: Produced his best cross before being switched to the left-hand side and then being taken off 7

SHAQIRI: Not in the game as much as you’d want and did cut a frustrated figure at times, but let’s not forget it was his shot that led to goal 7

RAMADAN: Flattered to deceive too often again before being hooked, but no faulting his work-rate and enthusiasm 6

DIOUF: Another missed chance to fire up his Stoke City critics, but gave his all for the cause once again 7

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CAMERON (for Ramadan,62): Hard to argue with those that thought he looked a little ring rusty 6

CROUCH (for Bauer,70): Pounced like a panther for his goal and some useful clearances at the other end too 8

Peter Crouch celebrates scoring Stoke City’s goal at the London Stadium.

IRELAND (for Diouf,87): Chucked on late on to try and keep the ball better 6

Subs not used: Grant, Fletcher, Campbell, Sorensen.

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