Had very little to on an extremely quiet afternoon
Combined well with his central defensive partner, effectively protecting his goalkeeper and not allowing Norwich to craft clear goalscoring opportunities.
Looked to get forward whenever possible but was always wary defensively in an intelligent display.
Rarely tested down the left flank before forced off through injury.
Solid and dependable in defense, the experienced Huth produced an impressive display against a side that failed to create much going forward.
Disciplined in midfield, Whelan provided an effective buffer in front of the defense before being brought off in the second half.
A poor afternoon for the midfielder, who should have been dismissed for an ill-advised lunge on Kamara midway through the opening period.
Always looked like Stoke's most dangerous player and gave it the lead with a cool finish early in the second half.
Unfortunate not to find the net in the first half as his far-post effort was accidentally blocked by N'Zonzi. Had a hand in Stoke's goal, shepherding away Bassong to allow Adam to glide in and score.
Played a big part in Stoke's opener, flicking the ball into the path of Adam who did the rest.
Displayed lots of energy but struggled to create anything of real note on a quiet afternoon.
Had little to do for much of the afternoon, and could do nothing to prevent Adam giving Stoke the lead.
Struggled to deal with the dual threat of Crouch and Jerome and was out-muscled by the latter in the build-up to Stoke's goal.
Martin was the better of Norwich's two full backs, denying Stoke the opportunity to create anything down the left flank.
Whittaker faded following a strong first-half display, as the likes of Walters and Adam were able to produce better deliveries from the right-hand side.
Had a difficult afternoon facing Stoke's aerial attack and found himself out of position on a number of occasions.
Norwich's most dangerous player, the midfielder whipped in a number of good deliveries but his efforts were all for naught.
Unable to have much influence before being replaced by Hoolahan in the second half.
Played well with the ball at his feet but never really produced anything from a creative standpoint.
Kept quiet as Stoke dominated proceedings, and was never allowed to have a real impact on the game.
Starved of service, Holt did not have any clear-cut chances on a disappointing afternoon for the big striker.
Energetic, Kamara competed in the midfield, winning a number of challenges, but was severely lacking in inventiveness.
Came on for the injured Wikinson in the second half and proved reliable, delivering a strong defensive performance.
Came on midway through the second period but was kept quiet as Norwich pressed forward.
Replaced Jerome and was effective in helping the Potters see out the game.
Brought on to provide more of an attacking presence, Hoolahan did give Norwich more impetus but was unsuccessful in his task of finding Norwich an equalizer.
Bennett had an impact in last week's game with Reading, but was reduced to a near-spectator role after being brought on in the second half.