Kenwyne Jones scored his first goal in 28 Premier League appearances as Stoke drew with Everton to maintain their unbeaten home league record.

Potters captain Ryan Shawcross headed Steven Pienaar's cross into his own net to give Everton a first-half lead.

Leon Osman had a chance to make it 2-0 but shot wide before Jones headed in an equaliser from Shawcross's angled pass.

Fellaini should be punished - Moyes

Everton could have been reduced to 10 men when Marouane Fellaini headbutted Shawcross but the incident was missed.

However, Fellaini could still face disciplinary action with Everton manager David Moyes later admitting he expected the Belgian international to be banned.

Everton made a bright start as Darron Gibson threaded a ball to the overlapping Seamus Coleman, whose pull-back found Nikica Jelavic, but the striker's effort was blocked by Shawcross.

The visitors then had a penalty appeal turned down as Pienaar's shot hit Glenn Whelan's arm, but referee Mark Halsey was not interested.

Stoke's Matthew Etherington dragged an effort wide of the post and Jones shot wildly over the crossbar from 25 yards.

The Potters' best chance of the first half came after Etherington's deep corner was headed back across goal by Jon Walters, but Steven Nzonzi's weak header from only five yards out was straight at Tim Howard.

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Everton nearly made their hosts pay as Gibson's intelligent pass over the top found Steven Naismith. The Scot lifted the ball over the onrushing Asmir Begovic but Shawcross cleared it off the line.

Stoke's next chance came when Etherington, who swapped wings with Walters, put in an excellent cross from the right wing, which Howard, playing in his 200th consecutive Premier League game, had to punch away.

But Everton took the lead when Pienaar's cross was headed into his own net by Shawcross, only the third goal Stoke had conceded at home in the league in 2012-13.

The Potters, who have kept eight clean sheets this season and have the best defensive record in the league, should have fallen 2-0 behind.

Leighton Baines pulled the ball back to an unmarked Osman but the England midfielder dragged his effort wide from 12 yards.

That miss proved costly for the Toffees as Stoke equalised seven minutes into the second half through Jones, who outjumped Phil Jagielka to head in from Shawcross's diagonal ball in from the halfway line.

Pulis hails supporters' contribution

Jones, who had not scored in the Premier League since August 2011, nearly grabbed his second in five minutes when he collected Glenn Whelan's pass, held off a challenge from Baines and hit the post from a tight angle.

As the game wore on, Stoke had the best chances to grab a winner. Cameron Jerome burst through but was denied by Howard and substitute Peter Crouch was unable to convert the rebound, Sylvain Distin intervening to clear.

The final whistle ensured Everton's eighth draw in 11 matches, a result that leaves the Toffees fourth, while Stoke remain ninth.

Everton manager David Moyes said:

"We dug in and got a hard-fought point.

"Stoke are a good team, they make it difficult and anyone who comes here will find it difficult but we had a wonderful chance to make it 2-0.

"Leon Osman missed a great chance, we should have stopped their goal and we were a bit fortunate that Stoke did not get the winner."

Stoke manager Tony Pulis said:

"The first half was very even but they got the goal off the top of Ryan's head. They had a great chance to kill the game and if they had scored then it would've been a different match.

"We were let off and I told the lads at half-time to go and give it a blast in the second half and we had four other great opportunities to score a second.

"We've had chances in all of our games but we need to put the ball into the net more."

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Saturday, 15 December 2012

Premier League

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Stoke 1-1 Everton FT
(HT 0-1)
  • Jones 52
  • Shawcross (og) 36

Stoke

Substitutes

Everton

Substitutes

Ref: HalseyAtt: 27,008
STOKE
EVERTON

Possession

  • Stoke 52%
  • Everton 48%

Attempts on target

  • Stoke 8
  • Everton 5

Attempts off target

  • Stoke 6
  • Everton 4

Corners

  • Stoke 4
  • Everton 8

Fouls

  • Stoke 11
  • Everton 13
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+3:09 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
  • 90:00+2:33 Effort from the edge of the area by Steven Pienaar goes wide of the left-hand post.
  • 90:00+1:38 The assistant referee flags for offside against Cameron Jerome. Tim Howard takes the indirect free kick.
  • 90:00+0:55 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson from the left by-line, Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Huth. Asmir Begovic takes the indirect free kick.
  • 90:00+0:33 Darron Gibson takes a shot. Blocked by Glenn Whelan.
  • 88:58 Effort from the edge of the box by Michael Kightly goes wide of the right-hand upright.
  • 88:24 Unfair challenge on Andy Wilkinson by Nikica Jelavic results in a free kick. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
  • 85:25 Andy Wilkinson challenges Steven Pienaar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sylvain Distin takes the free kick.
  • 84:24 Substitution Matthew Etherington goes off and Michael Kightly comes on.
  • 82:06 Steven Pienaar takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Peter Crouch.
  • 80:55 Free kick awarded for a foul by Glenn Whelan on Steven Pienaar. Darron Gibson restarts play with the free kick.
  • 80:05 The assistant referee flags for offside against Cameron Jerome. Tim Howard takes the indirect free kick.
  • 79:43 Outswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the left by-line.
  • 78:53 Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard. Peter Crouch takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jagielka.
  • 76:39 Substitution Kenwyne Jones goes off and Peter Crouch comes on.
  • 75:34 Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Sylvain Distin gets a block in. Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Cameron Jerome goes wide of the left-hand post.
  • Correction - 73:45 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Huth by Nikica Jelavic. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
  • 73:45 Nikica Jelavic concedes a for a foul on Robert Huth.
  • 72:30 Substitution Charlie Adam goes off and Cameron Jerome comes on.
  • 71:05 Booking Asmir Begovic receives a yellow card.
  • 70:38 Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by Sylvain Distin from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
  • 69:22 Phil Jagielka takes the indirect free kick.
  • 69:22 Substitution Ross Barkley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Naismith.
  • 69:22 Kenwyne Jones handles the ball and concedes a free kick.
  • 67:51 Foul by Nikica Jelavic on Ryan Shawcross, free kick awarded. Asmir Begovic takes the indirect free kick.
  • 64:41 Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Adam. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Adam.
  • 58:22 Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.
  • 58:13 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson from the right by-line, Geoff Cameron manages to make a clearance.
  • 56:42 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Steven Pienaar.
  • 55:43 Kenwyne Jones has an effort at goal from close in that strikes the post.
  • 51:33 Ryan Shawcross provided the assist for the goal.
  • 51:33 GOAL - Kenwyne JonesStoke 1 - 1 Everton Kenwyne Jones scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Stoke 1-1 Everton.
  • 51:01 Steven Naismith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Etherington. Glenn Whelan restarts play with the free kick.
  • 50:39 The ball is sent over by Andy Wilkinson, save by Tim Howard.
  • 48:58 Unfair challenge on Leon Osman by Steven Nzonzi results in a free kick. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 47:37 Charlie Adam takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard.
  • 47:19 Shot from long range by Robert Huth goes wide of the left-hand post.
  • Correction - 47:16 Charlie Adam takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.
  • 46:38 Foul by Nikica Jelavic on Andy Wilkinson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Whelan.
  • 46:12 Foul by Steven Naismith on Matthew Etherington, free kick awarded. Geoff Cameron takes the direct free kick.
  • 45:01 The second half has started.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+2:14 The whistle is blown to end the first half.
  • 45:00+0:02 Foul by Jonathan Walters on Leighton Baines, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.
  • 43:45 Unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Charlie Adam results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the free kick.
  • Correction - 39:23 Andy Wilkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar. Leighton Baines takes the indirect free kick.
  • 39:23 Foul by Andy Wilkinson on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Leighton Baines takes the indirect free kick.
  • 38:30 Effort from close in by Leon Osman goes wide left of the target.
  • 35:54 The ball is swung over by Steven Pienaar.
  • 35:43 Assist by Steven Pienaar.
  • 35:43 GOAL - Ryan ShawcrossStoke 0 - 1 Everton Headed own goal by Ryan Shawcross. Stoke 0-1 Everton.
  • 35:03 Foul by Andy Wilkinson on Nikica Jelavic, free kick awarded. Leighton Baines takes the direct free kick.
  • 34:34 Matthew Etherington takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.
  • 34:15 Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the left by-line, save made by Tim Howard.
  • 33:54 Glenn Whelan takes a shot. Leighton Baines makes a clearance.
  • 32:14 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines played to the near post, Header from close in by Steven Naismith misses to the right of the goal.
  • 31:49 Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.
  • 31:23 Kenwyne Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jagielka. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.
  • 29:46 Corner taken right-footed by Glenn Whelan from the left by-line, Steven Nzonzi takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.
  • 29:08 Leon Osman challenges Charlie Adam unfairly and gives away a free kick. Glenn Whelan takes the direct free kick.
  • 26:26 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Huth by Steven Naismith. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
  • 21:57 Corner taken by Matthew Etherington, Tim Howard makes a save.
  • 20:18 Free kick awarded for a foul by Nikica Jelavic on Ryan Shawcross. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
  • 19:49 Unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Charlie Adam results in a free kick. Tim Howard takes the indirect free kick.
  • 18:01 Effort on goal by Kenwyne Jones from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
  • 15:48 Matthew Etherington has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
  • 14:59 Unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar by Andy Wilkinson results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the indirect free kick.
  • 12:44 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines from the left by-line.
  • 10:27 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by Sylvain Distin. Glenn Whelan takes the free kick.
  • 10:08 Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Glenn Whelan gets a block in.
  • 9:52 Short corner taken by Leighton Baines.
  • 8:53 Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.
  • 6:28 The offside flag is raised against Nikica Jelavic. Indirect free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.
  • 5:29 The ball is sent over by Jonathan Walters.
  • 3:14 The offside flag is raised against Nikica Jelavic. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
  • 1:46 Seamus Coleman concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Etherington. Robert Huth takes the direct free kick.
  • 0:50 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Seamus Coleman by Glenn Whelan. Darron Gibson restarts play with the free kick.
  • 0:00 The referee gets the game started.

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