- Xherdan Shaqiri with a stunning strike on 26 minutes to put Stoke ahead
- Hull have conceded 17 goals in last four league games
- Stoke are looking for back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time since March
Joe Allen, Xherdan Shaqiri and Phil Bardsley are all booked after the final whistle.Copyright: Reuters
Sam Clucas gets a yellow card, looks like it was for dissent. Teammate Ryan Mason got one for something similar earlier in the game
And Kevin Friend decides that is enough and blows his whistle.
Robert Snodgrass is down with an ankle injury after a collision with Lee Grant.
Hull will not want to lose a key player at this stage of the season.
He limps off but is walking very gingerly to the sidelines.
Hull are putting in plenty of crosses but noone can connect with one. Uneasy moment as Lee Grant flaps at one but Stoke clear again.Copyright: Getty Images
Four minutes of added time.
Hull are threatening more now but they can't fashion a proper chance.
This has been comfortable for Stoke today.
Brilliant cross from Sam Clucas almost finds Abel Hernández but he can't quite get his head to it.
Five minutes of normal time remaining here.
Xherdan Shaqiri cuts into the box and wins a corner and also takes it.
But his ball in is cleared by Hull.
Hull have found the back of the net but Adama Diomande is correctly flagged offside.
You know how I said there were a lot of empty seats....
This is in a stadium that holds 25,000.
Not sure this performance will helps matters.
Lovely ball from Marko Arnautovic to pick out Joe Allen's run. It bounces up perfectly for the Welshman at the far post but his half-volley is turned around the post by David Marshall.
Wilfried Bony is off. Not a great day for the striker, who is yet to rediscover his Swansea form. Mame Biram Diouf comes on.
Double sub by Mike Phelan.
At least Hull are going for it as they move to a 3-5-2 formation.
Harry Maguire replaces Tom Huddlestone and Adama Diomande for Will Keane.
Ryan Shawcross then towers above everyone to win a header from a corner but David Marshall catches well.
Stoke are cruising here and Xherdan Shaqiri is pulling the strings.
Xherdan Shaqiri finds Marko Arnautovic with a wonderful crossfield pass.
The Austrian is strong and holds off Ahmed Elmohamad but his shot is well saved by David Marshall.
Abel Hernández forces a save from Lee Grant, but it is pretty straightforward for the keeper.
At least Hull are now threatening.
Joe Allen gets his eye in with a wonderfully struck shot from the edge of the area that forces a decent save by David Marshall.
Hull are starring down the barrel of a fifth consecutive defeat as Stoke are set to leapfrog them and move out of the relegation zone.
Tom Huddlestone finds Abel Hernández but he hacks his shot out of play.