Younes Kaboul got to be stronger
He’s a big guy, but Kaboul didn’t punch his weight when Stoke broke the deadlock.
Peter Crouch may well have climbed over him but the Sunderland defender should have been able to muscle him off.
Charlie Adam has touch of class
The Stoke midfielder might not be the most athletic type but when he gives a glimpse of just what he can do, it’s a joy.
Why run 30 yards when you can ping a ball to feet like the Scot?