The Bosnia international made a couple of good one-on-one saves and commanded his area quite well.
The Dutchman frustrated Lallana with his physical approach, but made a few risky and cynical challenges too.
Used his strength to deal with Lallana, but struggled against the pace of Ibe somewhat in the second half.
The Englishman was strong in the air and didn't struggle while Liverpool had no real focal point on the field.
Forced to come off due to injury yet again, but the Spaniard was comfortable at the back.
Curled a wonderful long-range strike into the back of the net and set plenty of dangerous counter attacks on their way.
The former Liverpool man slotted a neat finish into the bottom corner in the first half and wasn't afraid to shoot from range.
The Republic of Ireland international broke up play when asked and committed cynical tackles when needed to stop Liverpool's flow.
Nodded home a fortuitous close-range header to add to a wonderful first-half performance.
Full of running and pressured throughout. Fortunate with his first goal, but there was no mistake with his finish for the second.
Full of energy and skill on the left-hand side, contributing towards the build-up play of several goals.
Could have perhaps done better with a couple of Stoke's goals, but made the odd useful save.
Struggled against the physicality of Stoke and wasn't able to contribute offensively during the first half.
Threw himself into plenty of aerial battles and always wanted the ball, but was fortunate not to receive two yellow cards.
Responsible for awful marking for Crouch's late goal and the Frenchman didn't look confident throughout.
The Welshman was neat in possession, but didn't create anything from deep areas.
Denied on a couple of occasions by Begovic and claimed for a few penalties. Had to be a bit stronger at times.
Curled a couple of efforts just wide in the first half, but the Brazilian struggled to find the space required to create much.
Slotted home Liverpool's consolation goal on potentially his final Premier League appearance for the club.
Nodded a gift of a header to Walters, to help contribute to Stoke running riot in the first half.
Full of energy and determination, but didn't offer anything in the way of cutting edge or invention in the final third.
Didn't offer a great deal of quality in the centre of the park.
Didn't make the visiting back four any more secure and couldn't prevent the cross for Crouch's header.
Full of pace and power down the left-hand side and broke to the byline on several occasions.
Tried to hold the ball up, but the Englishman's touch let him down on a few occasions.